Ini Ekott
Angola’s long legacy of centralised control 

Angola’s long legacy of centralised control 

  The ruling MPLA’s culture of dominance ensures control Joăo Lourenço largely proved critics wrong after coming to power as Angola’s second post-civil war leader in 2017. As José Eduardo dos Santos’ preferred...

A far from bright future 

A far from bright future 

Africa's collective electricity supply is bedevilled by weak legal frameworks and regional rivalry This post is only available to members.

Nigeria: short cuts

Nigeria: short cuts

Nigeria’s hope of reforming its capital market using a new corporate governance system is haunted by endemic corruption By Ini Ekott The Nigerian Stock Exchange won plaudits last November for launching a new set of...

Nigeria: attractive investment?

Nigeria: attractive investment?

Within the first nine months of his administration Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has travelled 26 times to 23 countries. His incessant foreign travels have attracted many comments from the nation. In March, a...

Counting the cost

Counting the cost

Nigeria: fighting corruption Africa’s intensified effort against corruption has neither prevented billions of dollars from being stolen nor improved its image By Ini Ekott Billions of dollars that should provide...