All forms of capitalism, including Africapitalism, ultimately, depend on the devaluation and exploitation of essential domestic labour, which women still perform almost exclusively in Africa. Read more.
Nigeria may be one of the fastest-growing LPG markets in the world, but impactful growth will require addressing issues such as under-regulation in domestic LPG markets and a shortage of LPG facilities. Read more.
The colonial history of Fernando Po in Spanish Guinea and south-eastern Nigeria makes it clear that the new techniques of ‘modern slavery’ varied from deception and entrapment of unsuspecting migrants to harshly enforced debt bondage and penal sanctions for non-fulfilment of contracts. Read more.
As African governments attempt to battle the economic impacts of COVID-19, they must re-imagine development financing which will translate into efficiency in public expenditure and foresight in public investments that go hand in hand with inclusion, accountability and transparency as political norms and values. Read more.
The proliferation of economic summits and partnerships and the opportunities they bring, present an opportunity for Africa to reassert its agency, as well as redefine and reapply pan-Africanism. Read more.