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Khadija Sharife

Project Leader

Expertise: Africa; Development; Climate Change and Sustainability; International Law

Khadija Sharife is an investigative journalist; visiting scholar at the Center for Civil Society (CCS) based in South Africa and contributor to the Tax Justice Network. She is the Southern Africa correspondent for The Africa Report magazine, assistant editor of the Harvard "World Poverty and Human Rights" journal, assistant Africa editor of "Capitalism, Nature, Socialism", and author of Tax Us If You Can (Africa), among co-authored works.  Her writing has appeared in African Business, Forbes, The Economist, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, BBC, The Thinker, London Review of Books, African Banker, among others. She is currently completing her masters in EU International law. 


The Drunken Logic of Eco-Tourism,” The Africa Report, March 15, 2012

Debate: Beijing Consensus - No Strings Attached?” The Economist, February 16, 2012

Africa: Will Neoliberalism Make a Comeback in Africa Via Tunisia?” All Africa, February 2, 2012

China and Nigeria’s oil,” China Energy Intelligence and Communication, December 16, 2011

Shortlisted for the Pan-African Investigative Journalism award hosted by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) for her Al Jazeera article “The Great Billion Dollar Drug Scam,” June 29, 2011

Guest-editor for the “Africa Tax Spotlight,” Tax Justice Network-Africa, 2011, 2nd Quarter, Volume 2, editorial

Consolidating Power in Namibia,” World Policy Institute Blog, February 14, 2011

Flying a Questionable Flag” in the World Policy Journal, Vol.27, No.4, December 2010

The Thinker (Investigative Analysis): Mauritius - Treasure Island?” All Africa, July 29, 2010

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