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In their own voices: conversations with African emerging leaders

We at African Politics and Policy are particularly proud to announce the publication of ‘In their own words‘ by Kristina…

Salvatore Babones reviews Africa at the Crossroads

Prof. Salvatore Babones, University of Sydney, reviewed Africa at the Crossroads. His review can be found here:¬†https://nationalinterest.org/feature/book-review-africa-crossroads-riccardo-pelizzo-43362 You may also…

Corruption and wealth: are they always related?

One of the main conclusions advanced by the literature on corruption is that richer countries have more transparency (and less…

Corruption Perception Index 2018

Transparency International has just released the Corruption Perception Index for 2018. After improving its score for two consecutive years, Kazakhstan’s…

Johns Hopkins University’s Professor analyzes Zimbabwe’s road to serfdom

It is rather unusual to read a professor from Johns Hopkins University referring to Hayek’s seminal work to explain one…

Wealth in Africa

Every year, for the past few years, the AfrAsia Bank of the Mauritius Islands has published the Africa Wealth Report,…

Assessing poverty in Africa

While the World Bank is optimistic about ending poverty in Africa and elsewhere, scholars have lamented that the World Bank…

OIl, investments, instability

A while back we published an article that showed that the inflow of foreign directs investments in Sub Saharan Africa…

Africa’s scientific publications: the facts

Research output is not simply measured on the basis of patent applications that are filed by the residents of a…

Research and Innovation in Africa: some numbers

Which African countries are the most innovative? To answer this question we look at the number of patent applications submitted…

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