Washington Consensus

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2012
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As African economic prospects brighten, there is debate about which model best suits the continent. Ahmed Shide admits his country is following a development path similar to that of China but not any sort of model. The youthful Ethiopian state minister of finance and economic development was speaking...
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Sep 20th, 2012
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albawaba Over recent years a recurrent theme on the lips of politicians and population alike in South Sudan, is the issue of corruption. Corruption, we are told, is like a cancer that is eating the society from the inside and the problem that must be rooted out if South Sudan is to move forward. Lett...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 19th, 2012
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Jamila Aisha Brown On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama cautioned the America public about the foreign policy plan Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan wish to implement: “My opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy, but from all t...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 31st, 2012
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Toby Leon Moorsom KINGSTON, CANADA – Over the past year, Africa has seen the decomposition of states from coast to coast. A belt of war, coups and large-scale spontaneous demonstrations has emerged across the Sahel, from Guinea-Bissau to Somalia. The situation represents a significant global se...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi insists China is now coming to the rescue of Africa after a failed Western ideology of the past three decades has let the continent down. He said the so-called Washington Consensus that aimed to liberalize the economies of developing countries had demonstrably fa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2012
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By Magnus Taylor Mallam Sanusi – Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria – looks like Lenin would have done had he been born in Kano. Beautifully turned out in pin-striped suit, red (silk) bow-tie and flashing an expensive looking watch from his right wrist, his precise mannerisms and slow laconic se...