Articles & Publications

U.S., Nigeria Square Up for Tussle Over African Bank Chief

Author: Christopher Goodney – June 1, 2020

The U.S. and Nigeria are facing off in a dispute over whether allegations against the head of the African Development Bank should be investigated a second time, exposing a fault-line between the West and the continent over the issue.

Ghana has tried to be responsible with its oil wealth. This is how

Author: Emmanuel Graham, Ismael Ackah, Nathan Andrews, Ransford Edward Gyampo – June 1, 2020

After Ghana discovered oil and gas in 2007, the government and civil society aspired to avoid the “resource curse”. This is when countries have an abundance of non-renewable natural resources but no economic growth.

Ethiopian Airlines: “We want to become Alibaba’s official airline”

Author: Rémy Darras – June 1, 2020

Future Addis Ababa airport, expansion of the fleet and network, diversification… In spite of the crisis, the head of the continent’s leading airline remains focused on his objectives and, strengthened by increasingly privileged links with China, has great ambitions.

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Institute of African Intelligence (IAI) is a non-partisan, pan-African institute which researches into agriculture, climate change, business & the economy, ICT & start-ups, energy, etc –all from an African perspective.

IAI applies technology and tech tools to collate, analyze, and present research data in simple forms that can easily be used by researchers, individuals, private organizations, government agencies, and non-governmental agencies. It makes use of these data to determine trends and patterns which can be used to forecast economic, social, and financial activities.

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Recent works

FGN Allocation


Agriculture Challenges


Agriculture Middlemen


Agriculture Middlemen 2


Potato Production, Nigeria

Business and Economy

Potato Processing Companies

Business and Economy

CBN Start-up

Business and Economy

Recession: Subsaharan Africa

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Climate Change Africa

Climate Change

Nigeria’s Green Economy Revolution

Climate Change

Vulnerable African Countries

Climate Change

Green Economy in Africa

Climate Change

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Top Startups 2019

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Agriculture Startups in Nigeria

ICT & Startups

Nigeria’s ICT Transformation

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