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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa receives reports of the of the state capture commission from Justice Raymond Zondo. The reports found exposed massive state corruption involving private individuals and companies. GCIS

Link between crime and politics in South Africa raises concerns about criminal gangs taking over

South Africans are actively challenging the criminalisation of the state. Many of the revelations about fraud, corruption and nepotism come from principled whistle-blowers within the state.
A banner is displayed to advertise diesel available at a filling station in Lagos, Nigeria. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images

Nigeria’s economy in 2022: winners and losers

From the economic perspective, the year 2022 will be remembered, by many Nigerians, as a time of dashed hopes and disappointments.
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Southern European workers lose more than their jobs when they are laid off

Earnings of laid-off workers in southern Europe are 30% lower five years later, while in northern countries the decline is less than 10%. The differences are largely due to the likelihood of finding a new job.

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