Perils Of Baksheesh: North Africa Shows The Threat Corruption Poses To The Economy And Security Of Nations

ON  December 17, 2010, young Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in front of the local governor’s office in an ultimate attempt to denounce corruption and injustice in his country. This act of despair triggered the Arab Spring. Eight years later, despite the government’s sustained efforts, corruption seems to be more prevalent in Tunisia than it was under former president …

Paying The Hidden Price For DR Congo’s Conflict-Free Minerals: Trump May Be Right In Ending Ban

MMR, which enjoys a monopoly, has been buying Congo coltan for $20-24 per kilo, whereas one trader said he sold ore in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, a few months ago for more than $50 per kilo.

Can $10 Billion Buy An End To Nigeria’s ‘120 Years’ Oil War’ In One Of The Most Polluted Regions On Earth?

With farming and fishing severely damaged, for many, the most obvious occupation is to steal oil. Now they have to contend with President Buhari’s “Operation Crocodile Smile”