The potential collapse of India’s banking sector is a contagion of a different kind, but its ramifications could be felt far longer than the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guyana failed to evade the “resource curse” once. Will it happen again?
Democracy continues to backslide on the African continent.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed must stem the spread of both COVID-19 and ethnic strife if his new Prosperity Party is to prevail in this year’s elections.
Africa’s largest oil exporters are not in a position to weather the massive price disruptions wrought by COVID-19 and Saudi-Russian acrimony.
Barring the emergence of a credible alternative, the controversial CCP-linked telecom is unlikely to be knocked off course in Africa.
Can the African Union make this an “African Century,” or is it destined to share the same fate as the Organisation of African Unity that preceded it?
Angola can recover from decades of mismanagement, but only if the government proves willing to address the problems that enabled pervasive corruption in the first place.
Africa’s emulation of the China model doesn’t stop at the economy.
Under-resourced and facing an existential terrorist threat in the region, the government of Burkina Faso is being forced to think outside the box.