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Nigeria: Huge Debts Await Buhari and In-coming Governors, DMO Reveals

AFTER the euphoria of their electoral victories, one of the major challenges that will confront the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), and 20 or 21 new governors is the level of debt stock the out-going administrations will leave behind. 1,081 more words


Some Historical Explanation to MENA’s Economic Underdevelopment: The Interaction between Politics and Institutions

By: Hussein Kamal

The long economic underdevelopment of a once great empire such as the Arab world has been subject to debate among scholars and academics. 2,078 more words


Thank you Walter Rodney

Thank you Walter Rodney.

I might probably write more this person and his works but for now I just want to say thank you to Walter Rodney for his book, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa. 112 more words

Development in Africa presented as an investment opportunity for Western capitalists

For Gilbert Rist, the term ‘development’ functions as an excuse to reinforce the capitalist agenda for western imperialists presenting those who adopt the term as progressive because of its association with the improvement of living standards (2007). 310 more words


We Need An Education System Overhaul In Kenya - Part 1

I cannot remember a lot from my primary school Science and Agriculture class. One of the few things that I remember from Arts and Craft class is dovetail joints. 834 more words


Mexican Underdevelopment: Pop-Sociology

It’s six a.m., I am sipping my first cup of coffee on the small balcony near the tall coconut tree. It’s still dark but I can see a short stocky woman sweeping the ground of the open space in front of the hotel next door. 2,427 more words

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