Opinion

Impeaching the “Useless and Costly” Senate for African Power Adventurers, By Owei Lakemfa

The primary lesson President Aziz has taught Africa is that the best way to meet the challenge of opposition, is to abolish it; the best way to treat a Senate that will not cooperate, is to eliminate it. Skillful traditional dancer, Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa, narrowly danced out…
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Opinion

Strengthening Economic Cooperation With Sub-Saharan Africa, By Bandar Hajjar

IsDB is committed to deploying its capacity to mobilise resources using Islamic finance instruments like Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and Awqaf (endowments) for the benefit of our member countries. The member countries of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) from Sub-Saharan Africa have been an integral part of IsDB's success. We have worked…
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Columns

Francophones and Democratic Regression in West Africa, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The most salient aspect of governance in West Africa is the phenomenal growth of mega-corruption. The transparency and accountability mechanisms introduced in the early 1990s have all been subverted in the region and kleptocracy is the order of the day. Ruling cabals in many countries are not only looting massively…
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