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Budget 2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Logic of Servicing Debt with Debt

Buhari presents the 2018 Budget of Consolidation

On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari presented his third national budget since he became president. It was reminiscent of his previous ones, but had very fine subtle messages for Nigerians, international spectators and investors. By this time in the life of the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, his minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala had already taken over budget presentations. President Buhari ...

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All Hail! Global Gender Gap Report 2017: Rwanda Ranks 1st in Africa and 4th Globally


The 2017 report of Global Gender Gap Index by the World Economic Forum has been released and it’s full of surprises. Rwanda, a small landlocked country in east-central Africa, has made yet another giant stride. While Iceland– a Nordic Island country of Europe– has closed approximately 10% of its total gender gap, making it one of the fastest-improving countries in ...

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