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A new approach to state fragility

By Paul Collier The future of development aid is in helping the least successful countries to catch up with the rest of mankind. India, Indonesia, Brazil, and most other developing countries are broadly on track to catch up, but a minority of countries are not. The Report of the Commission […]

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The real Mnangagwa is now fully exposed

Under pressure, the president’s ‘new dispensation’ has reverted to the repressive policies of Robert Mugabe. By Derek Matyszak Ever since he assumed office in 2017, the big question has been whether President Emmerson Mnangagwa could stop Zimbabwe’s economic slide before social unrest erupted in response to biting hardships, driving away […]