Liam Taylor

Uganda-based journalism

Category Archives: Economics and finance

Slowing down

African economies have been booming. Not any more, says the IMF in their latest snapshot of the continent, published today (3 May).

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Title chasers

Review of ‘The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else’, by Hernando de Soto (Black Swan, 2001; first published by Bantam Press, 2000).

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

On borrowed time?

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni is falling out with Western donors. He thinks he doesn’t need them any more – but is he right?

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment