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Monday, July 26, 2021

Here’s why we Should Care About What Happens to the Euro

The Euro ranks second in the share of world GDP after the U.S., even as China is projected to overtake the Euro by 2023. At first glance, this might seem trivial as over 65% of global trade is invoiced in dollars.

The Huawei Fuss and Implications for Africa’s Cyber Security

Given several companies are stepping up their 5G capabilities, it might be time to design some best standards that do not allow backdoors across networks, whilst ensuring that Huawei can operate across Africa.

Oil Prices Bearing the Brunt of the Corona virus

The implications of the Corona virus (COVID-19) will be heterogeneous, but oil prices will likely be lower in the medium-term Oil prices have plummeted as...

Economic Freedom is Critical to Reducing Unemployment in Cameroon

The economic evolution of the nation Cameroon, which resulted from the merging between the formal British and French colonies since 1960 have been non-linear....

The Populists are Right – How the Franc CFA Impoverishes Africa

In the fall of 2011, and in the wake of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, panic soared in Franc-Afrique currency markets as widespread rumors of a possible...

Its Time to Rebase Cameroon’s GDP

By Lontum Edwin Nchadze  Initiated by Ghana in 2011, large-scale upward revisions of GDP estimates have been announced by several African countries in recent years. These...

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A Global Minimum Corporate Tax Is The First Step In Redressing Global Inequalities

The world is currently at crossroads, besieged by the economic and health fallout from COVID-19; the era of economic nationalism and populist trade policies appears...

Is Somaliland the Symbol of Democracy in the Horn of Africa?

Democratic principles and practices are inherent in a people, especially in people who are patriotic and have an urge for prosperity and posterity. It is from this spectrum...

The G-7 Takes a Global Stance on COVID-19 as Africa Watches

As the Group of Seven convened for its first summit since the pandemic began last year, climate action, COVID-19, and great power rivalry – or China’s rise – were on...
Presidential Term Limits In Africa

A Tug Of War Over Presidential Term Limits In Africa: A Wake-up Call For...

In the aftermath of the independence era in the 1960s, many African states were governed through dictatorial regimes until the dramatic change across the...

The Challenge Of Protecting Human Rights Against Unconstitutional Changes Of Government In Sub-saharian Africa

Since independence, Africa has faced instabilities in its political institutions. In total, no less than 204 coups d'état have taken place across the continent, particularly...

Unconstitutional Changes of Government in Sub-Saharan Africa: Breaking the Cycle?

This contribution focuses on issues surrounding unconstitutional changes of power in Africa and the implications for the continent’s peace, security, and stability. While military...