Opinion

Africa Must Raise Taxes To Fight Climate Change Better, By Léonce Ndikumana

...there is an urgent need for developing countries to participate actively in the drafting of new tax standards. Africa is now the most vulnerable region to climate change, although it has only marginally contributed to it. It is time for the continent to make its voice heard to recover resources…
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Columns

Adebayo Adedeji: Immortalising A Regional Integrator, By Rafiq Raji

It makes sense then that the best way to immortalise the late Professor Adebayo Adedeji is to work towards integrating the continent like he did during his lifetime. And this is what underpinned discussions at the symposium held in his honour by an institution where he clearly left an indelibly…
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Guest Columns

Time for Nigeria To Stand Up for Africa, By Owei Lakemfa

Nigeria must stand up for Africa by telling Morocco in no uncertain terms that it must abide by the AU constitution which recognises membership by the SADR and Morocco, accepts the peoples’ right to independence, equality of countries and state boundaries. We must defend the collective interests of Africans against…
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Guest Columns

Stemming Africa’s Illicit Financial Flows, By Kolawole Olaniyan

The joint report by the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on illicit financial flows from Africa has made good headlines. Some have described the report as “a turning-point”; others said its recommendations are “game changing,” and capable of addressing the problem both within Africa…
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