Editorial Team

The Africagrowth Agenda is a quarterly Journal, which publishes brief high quality research articles/summaries (of not more than 5 pages) covering development issues in Africa. AGA publishes articles, primarily, for practitioners and policy makers audience. Authors should, therefore, avoid including statistical/mathematical equations into their articles if at all possible. Particular focus of the journal include:

  • Investment Climate in Africa
  • Intra-African Trade
  • African Capital Markets
  • Development Finance
  • Development Economics
  • Accounting & Business Development
  • Issues surrounding African Development Institutions
  • Responsible Investment
  • Corporate Governance
  • Banking and Financial Services

This journal is published quarterly and is listed in IBSS and Sabinet.

Managing Editor: Prof. Nicholas Biekpe

Editors: Dr. Odongo Kodongo and Dr. Simplice Asongu

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Latest Issue (October - December 2017)


The Arab Spring was Predictable in 2007: Empirics of Proof - Simplice A. Asongu and Jacinta C. Nwachukwu

A Review of Factors Influencing the Inclusive Insurance Segment - The Case of South Africa - Bibi Zaheenah Chummun

Value and Wealth Creation: Stylized Evidence from Nigeria’s Listed Cement Companies - Oyakhilome Ibhagui

Foreign Direct Investment and Inflation Variability: Evidence from ECOWAS Countries - Mutiu Oyinlola, Oluwatosin Adeniyi, Ibrahim Raheem & Kazeem Ajide


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Managing Editor
Prof. Nicholas Biekpe (University of Cape Town & Africagrowth Institute, RSA)

Dr. Odongo Kodongo (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Dr. Simplice Asongu (African Governance and Development Institute, Cameroon)

Associate Editors
Dr. Elikplimi Komla Agbloyor (University of Ghana, Ghana)
Dr. Abdul Latif Alhassan (University of Cape Town, RSA)
Dr. Roseline Masati  (Central Bank of Kenya, RSA)
Dr. Tia Zuze (University of the Witwatersrand, RSA)
Dr. David Mathuva (Strathmore University, Kenya)

Editorial Board
Prof. Charles Adjasi (University of Stellenbosch Business School, RSA)
Ms. Elsie Addo (IMF, USA)
Dr. Nana Boateng (The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI), RSA)
Ms. Evelynne Change (African Development Bank, Ivory Coast)
Dr. Anthony Coleman (African Export Import Bank, Egypt)
Prof. Smile Dube (California State University, Sacramento USA)
Prof. Alan Hirsch (University of Cape Town, RSA)
Prof. Mohammed Jahed (National Budget Office, RSA)
Dr. Ken Kwaku (Banking & Financial Services, Ghana)
Dr. Vuyo Mahlati (International Womens Forum, RSA)
Dr. Patricia Makoni (University of South Africa, RSA)
Prof. Franklin A. Michello (Middle Tennessee State University, USA)
Dr C.D. Mlosy (CSIR, RSA)
Mr. Lumkile Mondi (Wits University, RSA)
Dr. Sephooko Motelle (Central Bank of Lesotho, Lesotho)
Prof. Matthew Ocran (University of Western Cape, RSA)
Dr. Donald Sherk (CIPE, USA)
Dr. Mills Soko (University of Cape Town Business School, RSA)
Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella (Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria)
Prof. Eskandar A. Tooma (The American University in Cairo, Egypt)





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