Sub-Saharan Africa

  • In the News

    Indeed, the struggle between the two key rivals, President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar, reflects the wider ethnocultural tensions between Dinka and Nuer that have fueled many of the divisions roiling the country since its inception, and thus the violence.

    July 14, 2016, John Mukum Mbaku, Christian Science Monitor
  • In the News

    African countries have been complaining for years about [the European Union's agricultural policy] but do not have enough bargaining power. The UK has been sympathetic to the pleas from African countries to address this problem. The Brexit would exclude the UK from this debate.

    July 1, 2016, Amadou Sy, Los Angeles Times
  • In the News

    There won’t be a huge African debt crisis tomorrow, but now is the time for governments to get their act together.

    April 1, 2016, Amadou Sy, The Economist
  • In the News

    If the resource-rich African economies are hit hard, that poses a big challenge for the global poverty trajectory.

    February 1, 2016, Laurence Chandy, The Washington Post
  • Podcast

    Made in Africa: manufacturing and economic growth on the continent

    January 22, 2016, John Page and Fred Dews

  • Interview | Financial Nigeria

    Nigeria and Boko Haram: The state is hardly always just in suppressing militancy

    January 20, 2016, Jide Akintunde and Vanda Felbab-Brown

  • Interview | VOA News

    December 21, 2015, Amadou Sy

  • In the News

    Name any country in Africa, and I could have found a world-class firm there a decade ago. The problem is, two years later, I’d go back and still find just the one firm. In Cambodia or Vietnam, I would go back and find 50 new ones.

    November 6, 2015, John Page, The Economist
  • Interview | Financial Times

    October 5, 2015, Vera Songwe

  • In the News

    [In Burkina Faso,] those people who inherited a political system from the colonial government have continued to monopolize political power and leave everybody else out.

    September 17, 2015, John Mukum Mbaku, KCRW

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