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Global economic outlook after Trump-Xi timeout
by DAN STEINBOCK

As the G20 Summit ended in Buenos Aires, the G20...

The Nobel peace laureate, an endless war, and the women of the Congo
by Femi Olugbile

Some news has recently come out of the Democratic Republic...

What do we understand by institutions?
by Christopher Akor

When President Obama, on his first trip to Africa, made...

Africa’s socio-economic transformation as basis for poverty reduction
by EMEKA OSUJI

There is now some convergence of opinion on the issue...

The conundrum on the power sector
by Chido Nwakanma

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki broke with niceties and elite...

The present danger of relapse into recession 
by Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa OFR, FPSN

After five quarters of economic contraction (Q1 2016- Q2 2017),...

We shall conquer as a nation
by MA Johnson

When Nigeria’s Civil War officially ended on 15 January 1970,...

I blame GEJ for Buhari’s failure
by Ogho Okiti

Before I complete my analysis, I can already imagine the...

Tanzania – Recent banking trends & outlook
by Rafiq Raji

“I will not give any money to failing banks.” In...

With Nigerian banks, old lending habits die hard
by Anthony Osae-Brown

Nigerian banks are yet to catch the bug that agriculture...

Restructuring Nigeria is a task that must be done
by Olu Fasan

The Financial Times recently interviewed me and quoted me in...

The world-class lessons of China’s Shanghai Free-Trade Zone  
by DAN STEINBOCK

The Shanghai Free-Trade Zone (FTZ) was launched in September 2013,...