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Vol 64 No 20

Published 5th October 2023

Western governments send mixed signals on aid and trade

Brussels, London and Washington are jostling for Africa's green minerals with China but cutting funding

Wrongfooted by a spate of military putsches in Africa amid deepening financial woes in the region, western policymakers had promised a policy reset. Instead, new rows have blown up over trade rules, financial accountability and Europe's relentless focus on migration.

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