African Journal of Business and Economic Research (AJBER)
Published Since: 2006 Publishing Discontinued: The journal is published regularly. It is indexed at EBSCO, J-Gate, CABELL, ABDC, ProQuest and SABINET and accredied by IBSS. Publication Frequency: Triennially (Three times a year)
This final issue of 2017 brings together six papers that tackle the turbulence in the African Business and Economic environment from discussions revolving around the subject of weak institutions (Ayadi, Williams, Desselle and Hyman; El Ebrashi and Abdel Aziz, this issue), to public-sector management challenges (Amoako, Okpattah, Gameti and Attasitsey; Modise and Rambe, this issue), and the role of ethical leadership (Kirsten, Wordsworth and Du Plessis ; Grobler, this issue).
Starting with the first set of two papers, Ayadi et al., set out to highlight how weak institutional environments accentuate macroeconomic performance. The study examines the relationship between a measure of sustainability and the components of the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) launched in Nigeria in 2004. The results show that genuine savings was not positively correlated with any of the components of CPIA. Therefore, the establishment of oil funds in Nigeria has not yiel............
Sub-Saharan Africa has been on world headlines in recent months, more for devastating and heart-wrenching news than for any other. The news is sour from the South to North, West to East – and especially so in the largest economies such as South Africa and Nigeria, and other rising power houses such as Kenya.
In the particular case of South Africa, December 6, 2013 marks a great loss as the world witnessed the departure of a global statesman who delivered his country from the dark days of apartheid, Nelson Rolihlahla (troublemaker) Mandela, South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who was imprisoned and then became a politician, philanthropist, and President of his country between 1994 to 1999, who died at the age of 95. As the current President Jacob Zuma put it (Laing, 2013) "Our nation has lost its greatest son." The implications of Mandela's death are far-reaching for a country that has been bedevilled with political uncertainty wit............
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