TIAFI Community Centre Helps Syrian Refugees Rebuild Their Lives in Turkey’s Izmir

By Katarzyna Rybarczyk Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city, is home to around 200,000 Syrian refugees. For years they have been trying to adapt and integrate...
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The Wider Implications of Sudan Coup on National and Regional Security

By Olusegun Akinfenwa  The recent coup in Sudan poses a threat to national and regional security and could tilt the country towards another regime of...

Gaziantep: A Small Turkish City That Sets an Example for the World to Embrace...

By Katarzyna Rybarczyk Turkey, home to about half of the total Syrian refugee population, hosts more Syrian refugees than any other country. The unique model...
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The Jihadi Gold Rush Fuels Violence in the Sahel Region

By Katarzyna Rybarczyk Africa’s Sahel, a region separating the Sahara Desert to the north and savannas to the south, is notorious for widespread poverty and...
Boko Haram

Controversies Trails Amnesty for “Repentant” Boko Haram Members

In the past few weeks, news about the massive surrendering of Boko Haram terrorist fighters has dominated the headlines across the Nigerian media. Their...

Recurring Separatist Agitations in Africa: Exploring Renegotiation and Dissolution as Possible Way Out

By Olusegun Akinfenwa There are 54 countries in Africa, and at least 25 have experienced active separatist conflict. The crises have become commonplace, resulting in...
Vaccine Hesitancy in Africa

COVID-19 Vaccination, Supply Chain and Concerns on Vaccine Hesitancy in Africa

By King Carl Tornam Duho, Anna Taylor, Dr Rosemond Sussana Amamoo and Dr Roselyn Salomey Amamoo The drivers of the economic crisis from the pandemic...
mobile payment

The Unbanked: A Look At The Solutions

Smartphones are the missing link for financial inclusion If you are living in a developed first world country, we might forgive you for thinking such...
Cultural Economy

How International Trade Can Unlock the Potential of the Cultural Economy in Developing Countries

By Jen Snowball There is growing interest in the creative economy in emerging markets in terms of its impact on employment and economic growth, as...

Going To Dubai For A Business Trip? Here Is Some Helpful Advice

Dubai is a growing hotspot for travelers from all over the globe. It is also a solid economic hub with many business startups and...