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‘Make America Great Again’ in Africa

“If President Donald Trump is to “Make America Great Again” he cannot afford to ignore Africa,” Rosa Whitaker writes in The Hill. “It is in this region of over one billion people — the world’s second-fastest growing continent — that the rise of China and the relative decline in U.S. power is more stark than in any other.”

How to achieve inclusive growth in Nigeria

Let’s not get hung up on the 1%/99% problem that is bedevelling mature market economies but focus instead on what we need to do to make the market work inclusively for us, argues Kingsley Mohgalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and currently a Senior Fellow in the Council on Emerging Market Enterprises at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Choosing the Hero

Riva Levinsons’s Choosing the Hero: My Improbable Journey and the Rise of Africa’s First Woman President is a must read.  Insightful, instructive and inspiring, Riva provides a front row seat and eye witness account of some of the most significant developments shaping Africa’s political landscape. Blended with stories of her own personal and professional development along the way, Riva’s journey is loaded with lessons in grit, naïveté, integrity and loyalty.