Terrorism and transnational organised crime threatens hard-won progress in Africa

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Yousuf Malik

Africa’s economic future is looking more assured than at any other point since winning independence from the colonial powers. While war, famine, disease, and crime are yet to be widely expunged from the continent, the most common sight on the horizon today is that of oil tankers and other ships carrying Africa’s new wealth to markets. With a flourishing economy and the tripling of foreign direct investment, consumer spending is poised to double in the next ten years. During the...
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