In South Africa
Oct 4th, 2012
By Jolyon Ford at Oxford Analytica By their nature, risk analysts can overly-attune their eyes to perceptions of risk. This may, however, be at the expense of opportunitiesthat exist alongside such hazards. Then there is the danger that some risk indicators quickly and wrongly become accepted truths,...
Jul 2nd, 2012
by Jolyon Ford at Oxford Analytica In June 27’s New York Times, well-known African aid sceptic Dambisa Moyo attempted a corrective analysis. I will leave the reader to make their own minds up on her statement, in the context of legitimacy issues, that ‘despite all the scaremongering, China’s motives ...
May 22nd, 2012
by Jolyon Ford at Oxford Analytica Do many existing or potential investors in London and similar settings unwittingly misconceive relative business risks in Africa? I ask this question conscious that authors should avoid picking arguments with an editor — even on a site called ‘African Arguments’ and...