Recalibrating the New International Order

I would like to take advantage of the SPIEF venue to tell you not only about the goals and tasks that we in Russia have set for ourselves but also about our views on the state of the global economic system. For us this is not an abstract conversation, nor an academic discussion. Russia’s development, simply by virtue of its size, history, culture, the human potential and economic opportu...

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Review: Africa at The SPIEF’19

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a series of diplomatic discussions with a number of hi...

Africa in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Neo-Imperialism

The colonial reference in the book is in order for us to have an easier understanding of t...

Sudan’s Conflict Exposes Africa’s Soft Underbelly

Sudan’s neighbours are not able to suffocate the junta to relinquish powers because either...

Recalibrating the New International Order

The architecture of the global economy has changed dramatically since the Cold War as new...

Strengthening Trust in Finance: Perspectives from Singapore

Global surveys show that the financial sector suffers from a trust deficit.

Constitutionalism in Africa: A Reflection on the Interface between Institutions, Leadership, and Faith

Any Constitution is as good as its implementation. In abstract, a constitution is a dead d...

Huawei-US Showdown: Economic Risk for Nigeria

Under Trump, the US has decided to jettison the “leader of the free world” sobriquet

Sudan: How Much More Blood Should Spill for the World to Wake Up?

The crisis in Sudan is a big test to the ‘African solutions to African problems’ mantra an...

Kenyan University Teams to Showcase Technologies and Smart Solutions

The teams will showcase projects that will be judged based on their entrepreneurial qualit...

Kagame and Museveni Tirades Must Stop

Brooding tension will only yield counterproductive results

Abandoned Farms to become a New Normal in Kenya

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) has come up with a pilot initiative – The IREN Gr...

Future of Multilateralism: The Case of Multilateral Trade

Contrary to expectations, however, we are now witnessing the rise of protectionist policie...

Abandoned Farms to become a New Normal in Kenya

In Kenya, land is a key feature in determining a community’s identity and has catalyzed fr...

European Epistemology and an African Philosophy of Education

On the 21st of October 1949, Robert Sobukwe delivered a powerful and riveting speech at th...

Somalia: Community Engagement beyond Ramadan

Ramadan is a time of self-reflection, purification, improvement and meaningful engagement...

Editorial
Kagame and Museveni Tirades Must Stop

The cold war between Uganda and Rwanda is escalating and, if not arrested, may most likely lead to a full blown war. Uganda has accused Rwanda for allowing its troops to cross into Uganda an...

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Sudan: How Much More Blood Should Spill for the World to Wake Up?

How many more people should die before the AU and the world respond to the crisis in Sudan?  The African Union's Peace and Security Council’s  vote to suspend Sudan from all AU activitie...

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Kagame and Museveni Tirades Must Stop

The cold war between Uganda and Rwanda is escalating and, if not arrested, may most likely lead to a full blown war. Uganda has accused Rwanda for all...

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Sudan: How Much More Blood Should Spill for the Wo...

How many more people should die before the AU and the world respond to the crisis in Sudan?  The African Union's Peace and Security Council’s  vot...

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Letters to Editor
Abandoned Farms to become a New Normal in Kenya

In Kenya, land is a key feature in determining a community’s identity and has catalyzed freedom wars and political competition. Urbanization is challenging the position of land in societal s...

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Sudan’s Conflict Exposes Africa’s Soft Underbelly

After Sudanese long-time despot, Omar Bashir was overthrown, his army decided to take over. One cannot accuse Bashir of anything he committed while in power without touching the army that ke...

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Abandoned Farms to become a New Normal in Kenya

In Kenya, land is a key feature in determining a community’s identity and has catalyzed freedom wars and political competition. Urbanization is challe...

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Sudan’s Conflict Exposes Africa’s Soft Underbelly

After Sudanese long-time despot, Omar Bashir was overthrown, his army decided to take over. One cannot accuse Bashir of anything he committed while in...

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Perspectives
Huawei-US Showdown: Economic Risk for Nigeria

If the United States President, Donald Trump’s sentiments and utterances are anything to go by, one will have to conclude that all of his predecessors in office have been fools for allowing...

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Africa in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Neo-Imperialism

One of my first lectures in graduate school was on how ‘enlightenment era’ Europe imagined and mapped Africa.  And some of the first maps were silent about the interior save for pyramids to...

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Huawei-US Showdown: Economic Risk for Nigeria

If the United States President, Donald Trump’s sentiments and utterances are anything to go by, one will have to conclude that all of his predecessors...

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Africa in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism and N...

One of my first lectures in graduate school was on how ‘enlightenment era’ Europe imagined and mapped Africa.  And some of the first maps were silent...

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Regions
Strengthening Trust in Finance: Perspectives from Singapore

More than ten years have passed since the global financial crisis. We have seen a spate of regulatory reforms over the last decade – unprecedented in scope and scale but necessary.  Implemen...

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Review: Africa at The SPIEF’19

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a series of diplomatic discussions with a number of high-level African delegations who attended the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) fro...

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Strengthening Trust in Finance: Perspectives from...

More than ten years have passed since the global financial crisis. We have seen a spate of regulatory reforms over the last decade – unprecedented in...

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Review: Africa at The SPIEF’19

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a series of diplomatic discussions with a number of high-level African delegations who attended the St Petersburg...

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