Articles

Articles in major media and academic publications written by New Silk Road Monitor Editor Afshin Molavi.

The New Silk Road Monitor Friday Post

The New Silk Road Monitor Friday Post

The New Silk Road Monitor "Friday Post" - A round-up of this week's stories that caught our eye Insights on Investing in Africa, the UAE and the Belt and Road, Turkey's New Silk Road Logistics Play, Russia's New Silk Road Highway, the Africa Continental Free Trade...

Interviews

Afshin Molavi interviews some of the world’s leading thinkers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and writers, in a series known as Tea with emerge85.

The Writer Bringing Northern Nigeria to the World

When Abubakar Adam Ibrahim was 18 years old, he got into a memorable spat with his older brother, who insisted Ibrahim enter a BBC contest for aspiring playwrights. But the young, hesitant writer refused. “When I said ‘no’ to the contest, he stopped talking to...