The Hub: International Perspectives

White Collar Crime in Central Asia: The Case of Tajikistan

Editor's note: This is the second part of a series of four articles on white collar crime in Central Asian countries. The first article, on Kyrgyzstan, can be read here.

By Abdul Aziz, The Times of Central Asia

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 19:30

A Look at Nigeria's Security Situation

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 15:21

White Collar Crime in Central Asia: The Case of Kyrgyzstan

By Charles van der Leeuw, The Times of Central Asia

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 16:48

Nigeria in the Uncertain World of 2017

By Jide Akintunde, Martins Hile for Financial Nigeria
What is certain about 2017 is that it is a year of uncertainty. The unpredictability of this year is unique, although each year unwraps as we journey through it. While there is hope of de-escalation of conflicts around the world, momentums for major geopolitical crises also appear to be building. 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 14:29

Nigeria in 2017

By Cheta Nwanze, Head of Research for SBM Intelligence


2016 proved to be a difficult year for Nigeria which saw the highs and lows of important metrics. Sadly, there were highs where there should have been lows, and lows where there should have been highs. We had highs in inflation, in unemployment and in deaths from famine while the lows were in oil and tax earnings, FDI, in percentage of CAPEX budget spent, and the list goes on.

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 17:07

Why This Turkish Restlessness?

By Dr. Konstantinos Filis for the Center of Russia, Eurasia and Southeastern Europe at Panteion University

Turkey has been very provocative of late, combining revisionism with threats. However, its leadership's unfounded self-confidence may prove to undermine not just regional stability, but the country itself.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 17:08

Buhari's Change Puts Nigeria in Troubled Waters

With each passing month after his inaugural in May 2015, many Nigerians became more apprehensive that President Muhammadu Buhari was too slow to kick-start his change agenda. As the popular saying goes, delay is dangerous. However, 2016 unfolded with further delays, notably in passing the budget.
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 16:03

The Resurgence of Boko Haram

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 14:32


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