Development in a Context of Global Challenges: Lessons from the African Development Bank

I will start with sharing with you our focus at the African Development Bank.  I will then go through seven global challenges facing Africa’s development, as much as the Caribbean, including: Covid-19 pandemic climate change renewable energy and energy transition food insecurity and the Russian war in Ukraine infrastructure debt and resource mobilization inclusive growt...

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The Clash of Systems: African Perceptions of the European Union and China Engagement

An exclusive study carried out by Inter Region Economic Network (IREN Kenya) and sponsored...

Racism: China Must Clear the Air

China must clearly explain its position on these acts of racism on Africans.

Back to Masks in Kenya as the 6th COVID Wave Rises: Disaster Governance Lessons

Rwanda an impressive case study in Africa

Geopolitical Resetting: BRICS PLUS verses Group of Eight (G-8) in the New Global Configuration

Russia has been teaming up with China and India and a few other external countries to esta...

Survey: Global C-Suites Feel the Strain of War in Ukraine, with Most CEOs Now Predicting Recession and Fears over Cyber Attacks Escalating

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global CEOs have confronted a new world of extraordina...

Development in a Context of Global Challenges: Lessons from the African Development Bank

The African Development Fund was ranked by the Washington D.C based Centre for Global Deve...

Xi Focus: Fist, Pie, Task Force -- Catchphrases for BRICS Cooperation

The 14th BRICS Summit is slated to be held under China's chairmanship this week

The Political Economy of the “Bitcoin” Experiment in the Central Africa Republic

Is this the beginning of the end of traditional currency? Or the end of the beginning of d...

DRC-Rwanda Kerfuffle Needs Dialogue Instead of Boots on the Ground

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda are at loggerheads.

Belgium King Philippe’s DRC Visit Pathetic

Last week marked King Philippe of Belgium’s first visit to the Democratic Republic of Cong...

Raila Odinga Faces Economic Recovery Task

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China and Africa’s Legacy for the Future

China is building on its longstanding cooperation to help drive Africa's green transformat...

Barack Obama: Elements That Will Make Democracy Work

On every continent, we are seeing democratic backsliding

Russia Abandons Zimbabwe's Biggest Platinum Project

Russians have abandoned their lucrative platinum project contract that was signed for US$3...

87 Critical Vulnerabilities Discovered in Routers in 2021

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Editorial
Belgium's King Philippe and the Return of Patrice Lumumba’s Tooth

Belgium’s King Philippe landed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, in a historic 6 day visit to the 90 million-people-strong central African country his ancestor once ruled bruta...

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Racism: China Must Clear the Air

Reports that a Chinese national on the run from Malawi for allegedly filming children singing racist chants in Chinese has been arrested in neighbouring Zambia are gratifying. Lu Ke was arre...

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Belgium's King Philippe and the Return of Patrice...

Belgium’s King Philippe landed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, in a historic 6 day visit to the 90 million-people-strong central Afric...

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Racism: China Must Clear the Air

Reports that a Chinese national on the run from Malawi for allegedly filming children singing racist chants in Chinese has been arrested in neighbouri...

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Letters to Editor
DRC-Rwanda Kerfuffle Needs Dialogue Instead of Boots on the Ground

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda are at loggerheads. Each country has alleged claims and counterclaims of sabotage from the other’s proxies. The African Report (June, 10, 20...

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Back to Masks in Kenya as the 6th COVID Wave Rises: Disaster Governance Lessons

Rwanda an impressive case study in Africa North Korea finally reported the first case of COVID-19 on May 8, 2022, happening much later at a time Kenya has already shown signs of the sixth...

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DRC-Rwanda Kerfuffle Needs Dialogue Instead of Boo...

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda are at loggerheads. Each country has alleged claims and counterclaims of sabotage from the other’s p...

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Back to Masks in Kenya as the 6th COVID Wave Rises...

Rwanda an impressive case study in Africa North Korea finally reported the first case of COVID-19 on May 8, 2022, happening much later at a time Ke...

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Perspectives
The Political Economy of the “Bitcoin” Experiment in the Central Africa Republic

Following the victory of the British army at El Alamein, North Africa, in the Second World War, Winston Churchill said this on November 10, 1942: “Now this is not the end. It is not even the...

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Geopolitical Resetting: BRICS PLUS verses Group of Eight (G-8) in the New Global Configuration

The United States has outstretched its political and economic interests around the world. China has strategically extended its tentacles across both the Atlantic and the Pacific, conquered A...

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The Political Economy of the “Bitcoin” Experiment...

Following the victory of the British army at El Alamein, North Africa, in the Second World War, Winston Churchill said this on November 10, 1942: “Now...

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Geopolitical Resetting: BRICS PLUS verses Group of...

The United States has outstretched its political and economic interests around the world. China has strategically extended its tentacles across both t...

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Regions
Xi Focus: Fist, Pie, Task Force -- Catchphrases for BRICS Cooperation

The 14th BRICS Summit is slated to be held under China's chairmanship this week, at a time when the emerging markets and developing countries are coping with an increasingly volatile wor...

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Survey: Global C-Suites Feel the Strain of War in Ukraine, with Most CEOs Now Predicting Recession and Fears over Cyber Attacks Escalating

Recession. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global CEOs have confronted a new world of extraordinary volatility and uncertainty, forcing many to reassess their gr...

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Xi Focus: Fist, Pie, Task Force -- Catchphrases fo...

The 14th BRICS Summit is slated to be held under China's chairmanship this week, at a time when the emerging markets and developing countries are...

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Survey: Global C-Suites Feel the Strain of War in...

Recession. Cyberattacks. Inflation. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, global CEOs have confronted a new world of extraordinary volatility and uncert...

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