Lagos, Nigeria

Month: October 2021

Africa: One putsch too many

Is Africa experiencing a coup culture resurgence? No less than 220 coups – attempted and successful – had been perpetrated in Africa since the 1950s, exceeding records from any other continent in the world. It is estimated that three of every four coups in the world take place in Africa, and the situation is even…
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Quake at the Bretton Woods

How relevant are international development institutions today? To many countries, not very relevant. The Bretton Woods institutions, which were established to rebuild the post-war world and encourage global economic cooperation may have outlived their relevance. Developed economies have taken the determination of their economic health into their own hands, charging their central banks and finance…
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