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Former Chairman of Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption Efforts makes Headlines with New Report; Current Chairman Speaks at NYU Today

by Yaw Nyarko

The Financial Times has just leaked word on a report by Nuhu Ribadu, former head of Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts, on the effect of corruption in the Nigerian oil industry. Ribadu, currently serving as Chairman of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force, reported that Nigeria loses $6.3 billion to oil theft each year, and lost an estimated $29 billion in […]

Kgalema Mothlante at NYU – says Ouattara won election

by Yaw Nyarko

The Vice President of South Africa, Kgalema Mothlante, stopped by NYU for a public lecture co-sponsored by Africa House.   As with most events, the really interesting things happen during the Q & A.  One questioner asked why it seems South Africa has been flip flopping so much on Ivory Coast.   (The Economist described SA’s foreign […]