As The ‘Africa Rising’ Story Dies Out, IMF Chief Lagarde Warns Against Swing To Excessive Pessimism About Continent

Halfway through her question the power went off…Save for a few flickers, the rest of the event, also attended by CAR president Touadera, proceeded in darkness

Capitalism Has Failed – And That Is Why It Is So Great: From Mother Africa Sweet Words For Free Enterprise

Ever since the global financial crisis, and the casualties it left in its wake – home and job losses, broken marriages, near-ruined nations, bankrupted pensioners and savers – capitalism (at least the “western” variety) has taken a bad beating. It, and free enterprise, are considered a scourge, a terrible disease to be avoided, and the breeder of unbridled greed. What …