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The influence brokers take a pay cut

Governments and activists in Africa are driving harder bargains with Washington DC’s lobby shops

The latest slew of lobbying contracts in Washington DC are offering cut price services for African clients. It’s not clear why. Some argue that the clients are pushing prices...


What price an Africa agenda?

If, as expected, Labour secures its first stint in office for 14 years following Britain’s general election on 4 July, one of its foreign policy challenges will be to overhau...


Stalemate on climate finance talks irks African negotiators

After technical negotiations over green transition funds in Bonn hit a deadlock, talks are to resume at the UN General Assembly in September

Despite hopes of progress on climate finance for Africa at recent UN negotiations, an impasse emerged at the interim SB60 meeting held in Bonn, Germany from 3 to 13 June. Critical ...


Summit host Meloni fails to back promises with cash

G7 leaders announced new initiatives on food and energy in Africa but delayed talk on the details and price tags

Africa was the focus of a three-day G7 summit in Apulia in southern Italy, hosted by a buoyant Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, four days after emerging as the biggest winner...


Running the tax show in New York

Wealth taxes and new global efforts to combat illicit financial flows (IFF) and enforce taxation of cross-border services are the top priorities of a UN tax convention in New York....


Bonn talks deadlock on finance

Despite hopes of progress on climate finance for Africa at recent UN negotiations, an impasse emerged at the interim SB60 meeting held in Bonn from 3 to 13 June. Critical issues fo...


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A disputed levy

Report finds EU's new carbon import levy will hit many third countries less than feared but another think-tank says Africa faces possible 4% drop in exports to Europe

The economic effects of the EU's new carbon import levy are set to be far smaller than feared by many third countries, many of them African, according to a report published on Mond...

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