After a long period in which corruption garnered little public or political interest—it was considered an occasional blemish on a fundamentally sound system—corruption is becoming a topic of high-level interest.
Multinationals and Western governments should help Nigeria’s new president clean up the country’s oil sector and turn it into a model for its resource-rich neighbors to emulate.
Fed up with the venality that had spread through their society, Nigerians voted for discipline in last month’s election.
Although its initial focus will be Asia, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may eventually broaden its scope to provide development assistance to countries in Africa as well.
Practically all the really hot security events today can partially be explained as extreme reactions to acute public corruption against which people had no recourse.
A coordinated international approach that skilfully uses the comparative advantage of each regional institution would greatly help tackle rising insecurity across the Sahara and the Sahel.
For almost two decades, the United States and South Africa have struggled over its handling of the highly enriched uranium that remained after the closure of South Africa’s bomb program.
For the first time since its independence, Africa’s most populous and economically powerful country voted an incumbent president out of office, defying all expectations.
A roundup of international news including the Iran Deal, the Germanwings crash, and the Al-Shabab attacks in Kenya.
Despite slowing Chinese demand for commodities, countries in Latin America and Africa can still benefit from closer economic ties with China.