Frustrated Nigerians are facing off against the government and one another over the country’s structure, with little consensus reached other than “something must change”. But where does the private sector fit in?
The Merkel-Schäuble brand of development has manifested in the private-sector led ‘Compact with Africa’. Developmental considerations aside, investors should continue to hold their breath.
President Trump’s promises to roll back Obama’s attempt at normalizing US relations with Cuba is a poor use of Washington’s soft power. Rather, Trump should let dollars flow into the socialist state.
Swathes of America are being ravaged by the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic, affecting the poorest areas of the country hardest, and costing the US economy some $80 billion every year. Bipartisan action is needed to solve the crisis, writes Anthony Tipping.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is working hard to improve trade both regionally and internationally, and it's doing so through cooperation with other Caribbean states.
The appointment of Muhammad bin Salman as the new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia could presage the rise of a new, Saudi-led caliphate, writes Peter Ferrara.
Why, in some of the poorest regions of the world, do imported goods cost so much? Xiaochen Su looks at the combination of factors that raise prices for the simplest of goods sky-high.
Piracy is far from a thing of the past in South-East Asia. Neil Thompson investigates how states across the region are teaming up to fight the threat that modern-day pirates pose to some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
Coal used to be the future for rapidly developing countries in Asia and Africa. Now, it seems to be in terminal decline. What happened? Nithin Coca investigates.
China’s foreign policy has adhered to the principle of ‘non-intervention’ in the affairs of other countries, but ensuring security along the length of the Belt and Road Initiative presents new challenges for Beijing.