GEFF2015 – Two worlds converge in Edinburgh

Sami Hamdi ESG

Last week Edinburgh was host to panels of distinguished guests who discussed the challenges and progress of the pursuit of more ethical finance. Hosted by the Scottish Government at the prestigious Balmoral Hotel, the Global Ethical Finance Forum 2015 brought together academics and practitioners from around the world to exchange experiences and expertise regarding the implementation of ethical finance. Organised …

Muhammad Buhari: Where Now for Nigeria?

Ahmed Ghoneim Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa, World Politics

Capitalizing on his image as an ‘incorruptible’ leader, ex-general Muhammadu Buhari was the first Nigerian to defeat a sitting president through the ballot box.  Buhari’s landslide victory by nearly 2.5 million votes means that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that has been ruling Nigeria since the imposition of civilian rule in 1999 will now have to take the back seat as …