Fascinating Idea From Ghana – Impeach Finance Ministers For Deficit Of 6% Of GDP

1
This is an interesting little piece of macroeconomic management being proposed in Ghana. If the Finance Minister allows a budget deficit of over 5%...

Straw Manning Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism

1
That there's a very strong strand of anti-zionism out there is obvious enough. Largely, but not exclusively, associated with the left - hard left...

Ncube Is Right About The Zim$ Here – Liberalise The Exchange Rate, Not A...

0
That Zimbabwe is still having problems with it currency and money supply is obvious enough, the debate is over what to do about it...

We Know What This Looks Like – Ruto’s Amaco Gains KPC Insurance Contract In...

0
Kenya doesn't have the greatest reputation as a place where there is no corruption, no looting of the state coffers. That reputation is perhaps...

Typically Authoritarian Government – Tanzania Cracks Down On Foreign Exchange Bureaux

2
The stated reason for Tanzania cracking down on foreign exchange bureaux is that some of them are fronts for money laundering, are operating without...

An Excellent Distinction – Nigeria Is Oil Dependent, Not Oil Rich

1
Within economics there are two closely related ideas, the resource curse and Dutch Disease - Nigeria suffers from both of them. These two together...

There Is No Shortage Of Forex In Zimbabwe – It’s Just The Wrong Price

2
Given Zimbabwe's recent history it's entirely remarkable that the government is still getting this wrong. Perhaps some people just need things explained again and...

Harry And Meghan’s Birthing To Be Private – Thankfully

0
A slightly strange complaint here in a headline. That Harry and Meghan - variedly the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Mr. Windsor and Ms....

Battle Of Adwa – Not First Battle Victory of Blacks Over White Colonisers But...

4
Ethiopia has been celebrating the Battle of Adwa when Menelik II and his troops took apart an Italian army trying to invade the country....

Egypt’s Very Silly Decision To Grow More Rice

1
It's not particularly the decision here itself which is wrong as Egypt plans to grow more rice to cut the import bill. It's the...