Charles Akong
CHARLES AKONG is a mineral economist and founder of the Mettaboy Report, a policy analysis blog. He has worked with many global and regional organisations, including the African Minerals Development Center (AMDC) and the African Union Commission based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He holds graduate degrees from Columbia University in New York, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin and the London School of Economics.
Resource-rich countries should up their game

Resource-rich countries should up their game

Resource-rich countries are losing billions in revenue through bad and inefficient tax regimes and underselling mining assets The Africa Progress Panel puts it well: if Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well nourished and...

Charles Akong
CHARLES AKONG is a mineral economist and founder of the Mettaboy Report, a policy analysis blog. He has worked with many global and regional organisations, including the African Minerals Development Center (AMDC) and the African Union Commission based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He holds graduate degrees from Columbia University in New York, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin and the London School of Economics.
Resource-rich countries should up their game

Resource-rich countries should up their game

Resource-rich countries are losing billions in revenue through bad and inefficient tax regimes and underselling mining assets The Africa Progress Panel puts it well: if Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well nourished and...

Resource-rich countries should up their game

Resource-rich countries should up their game

Resource-rich countries are losing billions in revenue through bad and inefficient tax regimes and underselling mining assets The Africa Progress Panel puts it well: if Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well nourished and...