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A World Of City States?

For some years now, social scientists and some economic historians have spoken about how cities are displacing nation-states as the most important actors on the world stage. According to the city-...

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Full Impact Of Ebola Yet To Be Felt

Since the first officially reported case in Guinea on March 21, the West Africa Ebola outbreak has spread to three other countries (Sierra Leone, Liberia and, most recently, Nigeria). At the time of...

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BMI On The Ground In Lagos And Abuja

BMI visited Lagos and Abuja in early June, where we met a range of stakeholders including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, and several of our major...

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Telecare In Africa

Growth in the number of mobile phone users and the innovative application of communication technology to address health issues have the potential to transform the delivery of healthcare across...

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Global Emerging Markets Update

Below is a selection of our key emerging views, as taken from the latest edition of our weekly Emerging Markets Monitor publication. We expect currencies in Emerging Asia to outperform the US...

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