16.10.2020

Investors keep faith with Africa’s tech scene amid pandemic

Covid-defying foreign investment in IT reflects huge potential for mobile-driven commerce and development.more >
14.10.2020

New sanctions offensive: OFAC blocks bad actors’ crypto addresses

The battle against financial crime has been strengthened by Washington’s blacklisting of cryptocurrency addresses used to facilitate illicit cyber activity. more >
08.10.2020

China thwarts neighbours’ energy ambitions

“Bullying” in the South China Sea threatens littoral states’ hydrocarbon exploration efforts.more >
24.09.2020

How Alaco made Headlines in Africa

The story behind Alaco’s investigation refuting alleged financial crime in Botswana.more >
16.09.2020

Unintended consequences abound with new US sanctions on Syria

Caesar sanctions aimed at bringing Assad to heel could potentially further immiserate Syrian civilians.more >
08.09.2020

Botswana financial scandal implicating ex-leader exposed as fabrication

British lawyers work with Alaco to reveal a stream of baseless allegations against the former president.more >
17.08.2020

Why Libya’s arms embargo is failing

Frequent violations of the weapons ban expose serious monitoring and enforcement flaws.more >
07.08.2020

Western Balkans’ labour pains

Foreign investment in the more productive sectors of the region’s economy may be put at risk by skills shortages driven by high levels of migration.more >
24.07.2020

New ‘debt trap’ concerns over China lending to Africa

Beijing’s critics will be watching for signs of it securing bigger stakes in Belt and Road projects in exchange for debt relief.more >
17.07.2020

India can ill afford China trade boycott

Modi is urging self-reliance, but is India ready to limit economic ties with its regional rival?more >

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