Africa Needs Its Own “New Deal”

September 17, 2020

In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Africa faces an unprecedented level of starvation, poverty and suffering that will last far beyond 2020. A lack of medical facilities and resources to offset economic losses is expected to push 37.5 million more Africans into...

Trump’s Treatment of WHO Boss Is a Lesson for Africa

June 04, 2020

We may not like what President Donald Trump is saying about the World Health Organization (WHO), China and the world at large. In fact, we do not like it at all, but Trump has a point, and acknowledging it would empower us to address him in earnest, with honesty and efficiency. The world is led...

Did Djibouti Just Jeopardize Investment for All of Africa?

March 29, 2018

After the seizure of a port facility by the Djibouti government, questions arise about the safety of investing in Africa.  Following a legally dubious seizure of the Doraleh Container Terminal and the abrupt termination of DP World’s contract by the Djibouti authorities at the end of...