Dr. Rafiq Raji is a research fellow at the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies at Nanyang Business School in Singapore. A senior correspondent with London-based New African and African Banker magazines, Dr. Raji is also an Africa expert with Euromoney Country Risk. At home in Nigeria, he writes a weekly Africa-focused column for Business Day. A former Africa economist at Standard Chartered in London, Dr. Raji has written for Forbes Africa and Africa Investor and has been interviewed by Al Jazeera, CNBC Africa, TRT World, and the BBC. Dr. Raji has a Ph.D. in financial economics from Wits Business School at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and an M.B.A. from Lagos Business School in Nigeria. At Wits, Dr. Raji supervises M.B.A. students toward the completion of their thesis.