Africa




Terror at the Door: Welcome to the New Normal

The Caliphate | Sunni Wahabism | Radicalisation | Western Ignorance & Interventionism | Global Hegemony | Soviet-Afghan War | Boko Haram | Al-Shabab | Al-Qaeda | ISIS | Kenya | Lebanon | Libya | Egypt…







Neo-Elites and the Developmental State

Dr Lloyd Amoah makes some compelling arguments in his paper titled “Lee Kuan Yew, Deng Xiaoping and Actualizing the Visions of African Independence” on how the neo-elite class can catalyse Africa’s long sought post-independence development…






Africa’s Economic Growth: A Fallacy of Numbers?

1. Introduction Only a decade ago, Africa’s socio-economic growth potential was confined to the doldrums and back alley of underdevelopment. Today, the international media continues to be abuzz with common memes such as ‘Africa Rising’ and ‘The Final…