Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Sanou Mbaye

Sanou Mbaye, a former member of the senior management team of the African Development Bank, is a Senegalese investment banker and the author of L’Afrique au secours de l’Afrique (Africa to the Rescue of Africa).

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Newsart for Africa’s French Roadblock
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Africa’s French Roadblock

While some African countries now rank among the world's fastest-growing economies, others – including the 14 countries that form the franc zone – remain mired in poverty. To break out of it,… read more

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Decolonizing the Franc Zone

The former French colonies that make up Africa's franc zone owe it to themselves to overhaul their relationship with France. Unless they do, they will almost certainly never attain the level of… read more

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Can Senegal Succeed?

In 2000, Senegalese voters enthusiastically went to the polls to elect Abdoulaye Wade as their president. Unfortunately, Wade turned out to be almost a caricature of the dozy African potentate for… read more

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China’s African Front

Chinese leaders pride themselves on a keen sense of history, but that sense is absent in China's dealings with Africa. In perpetuating a partnership with the same breed of corrupt leaders that… read more

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Françafrique at 50

This month, Africa’s Francophone countries will mark the 50th anniversary of their independence, and of the ties they maintain to France. But there isn't much to celebrate. read more

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