In several news reports, World Bank President David Malpass was recently quoted as saying some Multilateral Development Banks, including the African Development Bank, have a tendency to lend too quickly and in the process, add to the continent’s...
Angola has frozen the assets of Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of t...
Aly-Khan Satchu''The defendants recognise the existence of the debt but allege that they do not have the means to pay.” Dokolo told @Reuters the Angolan government was pushing for a freeze on his and his wife’s international assets as well. @ReutersUK
Africa’s population boom is a topic that lends itself to lots of fear-mongering and racism as well as disinterest and neglect, none of which the world can afford. That is because how Africa’s population evolves, and how its economies develop, will...
Aly-Khan Satchu“A robust agriculture sector that begins to trade with other sectors of the economy will be the basis of a sustainable path to industrialization. It will provide food security and improve balance of payments, as food imports decline.” @gyude_moore
Aly-Khan Satchu‘Rhino bond’ breaks new ground in conservation finance @FinancialTimeson.ft.com/2XPunv2 Investors in the $50m bond will be paid back their capital and a coupon if African black rhino populations in five sites across Kenya and South Africa increase over five years
Facebook's launch of Libra reveals much about what is wrong with twenty-first-century American capitalism.
Aly-Khan SatchuOnly a fool would trust @facebook with his or her financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point: with so much personal data on some 2.4b monthly active users, who knows better than Facebook just how many suckers are born every minute? @JosephEStiglitz
The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in...
Aly-Khan SatchuNigeria alone is predicted to double to 400 million people by the middle of the century, making it the world’s third-most populous country after China and India. population has soared to about 1.1 billion and it could hit 4 billion by 2100, says @UN
The Pentagon would be against Turkey having two advanced U.S. systems should it set up the Russian S-400.
Aly-Khan SatchuPentagon warns of ‘grave consequences’ should Turkey buy Russian missile system bit.ly/2Ceidnn "We signed a deal with Russia for the purchase of S-400, and will start co-production. It’s done,” Erdoğan said
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