Economy

No one really knows how big the African Diaspora is. The World Bank estimates Africans in the diaspora are spread out across the continents. In North America, there are 39 million from the African Diaspora; 113 million in Latin America; ...

A surge in American solar power startups is helping to bring off grid energy to homes across Africa. As covered in a recent article in The New Yorker, things that first world countries take for granted – including refrigerators and ...

The map above shows each country of the world separated by the percentage of billionaires into various types. The size of each country on the map is relative to its total number of the world’s billionaires. There are five categories ...

In the early 1990’s, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori started a process of free-market reforms after strong tensions among the former President Alan Garcia and the US government and International Financial Institutions as well. Fujimori’s political and economic reforms reconfigured the ...

Despite being labeled as a developing country, the beautiful African continent lies scattered with poverty-stricken countries, battling against political strife, civil wars, poor economic development policies and the embezzlement of public funding. Africa is the second largest continent in the world ...

The Mercosur was created in a context of trial of unification of South American contries, in parts its aims were achieved, but there are some important internal and external entraves to be solved to enhance this Regional Bloc. By Fabrício ...

The member countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) adopted in 2007 a strategic integration plan dubbed the Vision (2025), which fundamentally look up to transform the region into a sanctuary of peace, balanced development, solidarity and ...

Wide fluctuations in oil prices have played an important economic change in numerous African oil-exporting nations. According to Mo Ibrahim Foundation study reported by some media, African oil exporters wasted economic opportunity, including, Sudan, Angola and Nigeria. Non-oil exporters had ...

The Chadian government’s decision to close the country’s lengthy northern border, on the 5th of January, may be good to prevent Islamic State fighters’ crossing over. However, the calculus behind the decision will absolutely have a disastrous economic impact on ...

The East African Economic Integration: Choice or necessity? According to the Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII) Report in 2016; out of all the Regional Economic Communities, the report cites the East African Community as the most integrated region. There are ...