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Africa Rising Debt: Irresponsible spenders, corruption, the looting machine and illicit financial outflows

A study of 39 African countries from 1970 to 2010 found that for every dollar borrowed, up to 63 cents left the continent within five years.
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Africa

Study calls for industry legislation to build a better future in developing countries

New research from the University of Portsmouth has called for stronger industry legislation in developing countries to help fight business monopolies reducing competition.

Over recent decades, Governments around the world have introduced a number of regulatory reforms, including the transfer of ownership of state-owned firms from the public to the private sector, with the aim of making these firms more profitable, efficient and productive. 36 more words

Research

Oxford Handbooks Online - new titles for 2018

The ebooks@cambridge service is pleased to announce the purchase of the 2018 Oxford Handbooks Online collections in twelve subject areas across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. 249 more words

New Titles

How Vulnerable are You to a Hacker?

In one of these days, each and every one of us, without a doubt have stumbled upon, at least once, an article or a video of a particular person, a business, a government site, a corporation being victims of data breaches from anonymous hackers either for good intention or vicious self-gain. 1,476 more words

Tech

Football's TV billions are set to rise, but is the game about to eat itself?

By Dr Rob Wilson and Dr Dan Plumley

The imminent announcement of the English Premier League’s (EPL) next TV rights contract is drawing lots of attention. 1,340 more words

Football

Does spending big in the football transfer window get results? Two experts crunch the data

By Dr Rob Wilson and Dr Dan Plumley

This article was originally published on The Conversation, here. 

Football clubs in the English Premier League have found this month’s transfer window an expensive experience. 962 more words

Football