Outstanding and explosive piece by David Mihalyi on revenue management posted on the Natural Resource Management Institute blog. Mihalyi writes about the “deep turmoil” resource-rich, developing countries are experiencing due to low commodity prices: The impact of the price fall on the plans of all of these countries is daunting, and their governments face steep challenges in […]
I recently read an article in the Washington Post by Ann Telnaes and Karen Attiah that left me asking “How can we paint the picture of Africa Rising on/against the background of so many signs from the 80s?” That painting must be three dimensional: Africa Rising – new bridges, 6 lane roads, glistening apartment blocks, […]
Its not always easy to interpret data. Take the case of data on per capita expenditure on health by Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as published by the World Bank Health expenditure per capita (current US$) Data from World Bank This shows that Salone is spending far more on health per capita than either Guinea […]
“Can a Post-Crisis Country Survive in the Time of Ebola? Issues Arising with Liberia’s Post-war Recovery” – article by Jordan Ryan in the latest edition of the Harvard International Review. You could change the names in the article to names found in Sierra Leone and the article will apply equally to Sierra Leone. I suspect […]
How the mighty have fallen! Blaise Campaore is gone; or is he? Vox Populi Vox Dei It never ceases to amaze me how politicians so refuse to learn from history.
No country in the world has succeeded in isolating itself from illegal immigrants i.e. non-nationals. Similarly discrimination by nationalities of worst hit nations cannot be a realistic solution. On the contrary if E-infected people are forced to go underground in foreign countries the consequences for that currently E-free country could be catastrophic. The only solution, […]