Attempts to tackle graft through asset
recovery are laudable, but internal cash
controls and convictions must follow.
New research exposes the impact of
illegal mining, and interrogates government,
industry and community responses.
Instead of supporting democracy, elections
are often a source of instability and conflict.
Prioritising returns irrespective of the
costs could be damaging in multiple ways.
This special issue focuses on Africa’s
regional economic communities.