The Problems and Promise of Nigeria

Edward Ansah Akuffo. Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as the largest economy in Africa. This announcement came on Sunday April 6, 2014 when previously unaccounted industries such as telecoms, music, airlines, and film production were added to the Nigeria’s GDP—which is now estimated at $509.9 billion. Nigeria’s predecessor as the largest economy on the continent, […]

Prisoners of the Promised Land

The plight of Israel’s African asylum seekers Nicholas Bishop. As the age old Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to dominate the headlines, the plight of Israel’s more than 53,000 African asylum seekers goes largely unnoticed by the international community and is met with reticence by a domestic population unaware of the reasons for their flight.   Although […]