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Europe Politics

Can Gjergj Bojaxhi change Albanian politics?

On his Facebook page on the 15th of January 2016, former senior member of the centre right Democratic Party Gjergj Bojaxhi, called for a revolution against politics as usual in

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tanzania: Is Magufuli’s Integrity Enough?

President John Magufuli has assumed office and is beginning noteworthy efforts to transform Tanzania into a regional leader. However, deep reforms are needed if Tanzania is to continue as a

Europe Politics

Kosovo hampers Serbia’s progress towards the EU

After years in the political wilderness Serbia has started to make incremental progress towards becoming a full member of the EU. The events in Kosovo this month, sparking angry exchanges

Europe Politics

Thessaloniki offers glimmer of hope for Greek reform

Over the last six years of turmoil in Greece a discourse has concentrated on the essentially corrupt nature of the Greek state and the near impossibility of reform. Since 2010, Thessaloniki

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Egypt reforms civil service to attract investment

With bloated government weighing the country down, Egypt attempts to reform the civil service in order to attract much needed foreign investment. The rampant fall of Egypt’s foreign reserves, which

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo: The next emerging economy?

With positive macroeconomic indicators, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is aspiring to be an emerging country by 2030. To achieve this goal, the country appears to be more willing

Politics South and Central Asia

Will Modi achieve ‘minimum government, maximum governance?’

India’s new Prime Minister Modi seeks to cut the federal government and make it more efficient. Yet, there are significant challenges to overcome before he can improve the efficiency, effectiveness and

Economics North America

Mexico at emerging markets’ frontier

Mexico is undergoing dramatic changes with long term benefits for its citizens and the global community; placing Mexico as a leader among emerging markets. Kidnappings. Heinous torture and brutal beheadings.