The Economist singing Africa praises: From “Hopeless” To ” Hopeful” Africa

By Emeka Chiakwelu Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, the first Nigerian President used to say: “No condition is permanent.” In past decade or more, Africa with all her short comings, vulnerabilities and sufferings appeared to be in a perpetual condition of hopelessness. The disease, political unrest and poverty were making permanent residents in Africa. With these deplorable […]

The kidnap fear

Foreign firms may become scared to send their people to northern Nigeria. The Economist: MOST foreign investors in Nigeria have reckoned that the profits outweigh the risks and the hassle. But a spate of kidnappings, on top of an Islamist insurgency that refuses to die down, may make them think twice before venturing into the […]

For crying out loud, the Economist shouldn’t patronise South Africa

Gurdian.co.uk: It must have been a slow day on the Economist subs desk when they came up with the cover line for this week’s issue. Can a story about the dismal state of South Africa really have gone out under “Cry, the Beloved Country”?* I’m looking forward to reading the Economist’s coverage of political and […]

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