Poverty is not a cause but a result of Africa’s problems.
To be a true hero and leader, Mandela would have inspired South Africa–and the rest of the world–to rise to the standard of individual rights.
Last week, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa met in New Delhi for their fourth annual "BRICS" summit. The meeting brought together five countries that together represent 43 percent of the world's population and 18 percent of the world's...
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Tidjane Thiam, writing in Newsweek's recent special edition, says democracy is vital to economic growth. As minister of planning and economic development of Cote d'Ivoire, Thiam says: "Africa has paid too little attention to political modernization. Too many African...
In terms of natural resources, Africa is the world's richest continent. It has 50 percent of the world's gold, most of the world's diamonds and chromium, 90 percent of the cobalt, 40 percent of the world's potential hydroelectric power, 65 percent of the manganese,...
Professor Williams demonstrates is that apartheid is not an example of capitalism but something much more akin to a mercantilist-interventionist state, in which government bestows privileges, favors, and monopoly positions on a select group at the expense of others in the society.