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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...

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...

Selfish luxury, selfish greed

Selfish luxury, selfish greed

Despite presiding over one of Africa’s richest countries, Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogois the very model of an African dictator Wilson Johwa Equatorial Guinea’s president, Teodoro Obiang...

Resourceful consensus

Resourceful consensus

Resource governance is crucial to growth © Helge Fahrnberger A new natural resource governance vision aims to build Africa’s economies through cooperation between the extractives industry and the continent’s other...

Opportunity knocks

Kenya is enjoying a boom in foreign investment, but corruption and political instability still pose risks Kenya is on track to triple its foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2016 as compared to 2014 on the...