Opinion & Analysis

Nov 22, 2019
The governing body for soccer in Africa, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has cancelled its media and marketing rights agreement with French company, Lagardère Sports and Entertainment. The impact…
Nov 16, 2019
In the past 27 years, Ghana has witnessed three democratic changes of government. National electoral contests have been decided between two main parties, on either side of the political spectrum.…
Nov 14, 2019
Last month marked ten years since Mohammed Yusuf, founder of Boko Haram, died in police detention. His death led to the radicalisation of the sect and a declaration of Jihad…
Nov 12, 2019
Electricity is a hot political issue in Ghana. Ghanaians demand access to the electricity grid as a right of citizenship. And, when not connected, they have threatened in the past…
Nov 08, 2019
A research finding published in the journal Cardiovascular Research on Thursday has warned that vaping devices and the chemicals they deliver may damage the cardiovascular system. This is a warning…
Nov 07, 2019
A port is a maritime facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo. Although usually situated on a sea…
Nov 03, 2019
About two months ago, the Nigerian government announced the closure of the country’s land borders to all goods. According to the country’s Comptroller-General of the Customs Service, Hameed Ali, this…
Oct 29, 2019
In their annual meeting at the United Nations in 2005, world leaders agreed on a common economic agenda. This was to halve – between 1990 and 2015 – the proportion…
Oct 28, 2019
Nigeria recently partially closed its border with Benin in an effort to stem the smuggling of rice. It then went on to close its land borders to the movement of…
Oct 27, 2019
For developing countries to have lasting development, they must have economic systems that are resilient to shocks such as climate change, natural disasters and conflict. Recent research has focused on…
Oct 21, 2019
Kaïs Saïed has won Tunisia’s presidential election. This triumph came at the expense of the two forces that have dominated Tunisia’s political landscape since the 2011 revolution: Islamism and nationalist…
Oct 18, 2019
A corporate narrative on the Nigerian government’s decision to shut down its borders with illustrations on how this affects every spoon of rice residents in Nigeria eat, and details of…
Oct 17, 2019
What we eat is changing on a global scale. Changes in the types of food that are available and affordable, where we buy food and how we prepare it carry…
Oct 13, 2019
Following in-depth discussions with 25 of South Africa’s top financial firms, and the Royal Commission of Inquiry’s report on misconduct in the financial industry, it is encouraging to see that…
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