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Oil Nationalization? Why Chad is No Bolivia

Idriss Deby, President of ChadChad has expelled oil giants Chevron and Petronas from the country for allegedly failing to pay taxes. The press seems to be suggesting that the move is either another Bolivia-style nationalization or simply the government moving the American and Malaysian companies out of the way for another investor:

Women leading Africa's development

With all the talk in the development world about the importance of governance and the actions that can be taken to strengthen it, a little more attention to the role of women in the political sphere might be in order.