Léonce Ndikumana

Capital Flight From Africa: How the Poor Finance the Rich

March 1, 2018

A new World Bank report comparing economic growth among different regions in the world ignores key factors in addressing wealth and inequality in Africa–particularly the wealth that is stashed offshore in developed countries, says economist and author Leonce Ndikumana

ICC Convicts Congo Warlord, What Are the Right Steps For Peace?

March 17, 2014

Leonce Ndikumana: The peace process in the Great Lakes region of Africa must be driven by Africans with the international community playing a supporting role

Extreme Inequality Drags South Africa’s Economic Growth

January 27, 2014

Leonce Ndikumana: 47 percent of South Africans live in poor conditions, inevitably leading to a drag on growth in the economy

Nigeria Overtakes South Africa as Continent’s Largest Economy

November 4, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: Nigeria revises economic data and will displace S.A. as Africa’s largest economy.

Donors Attribute Africa’s Economic Growth to Aid, But Numbers Tell Different Story

August 19, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: While increased aid to Africa is only a small fraction of resources, donors attempt to take credit for Africa’s economic euphoria

The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa

August 5, 2013

Leonce Ndikumana: China invests in building Africa’s infrastructure, but fails to employ local labor

IMF Admits ‘Notable Failures’ During Greek Bailout

June 11, 2013

John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa