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Washington's front bench on Africa takes shape

Career diplomats dominate the new team as the Biden administration tries to repair ties and regain influence

The nomination of Mary 'Molly' Catherine Phee as US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa on 15 April reinforces the message that career diplomats are back in charge, especially ...

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Sparring for a jab

Trade and production deals may help the region’s vaccination drive in the short term more than lobbying for changes to the IP and patent laws

The challenge to access vaccines against Covid-19 is not just an African problem, it is a global battle. But it has shone a spotlight on the complexities that Africa faces when it ...

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More debt to tread water

Although it's campaigning for debt relief, the AfFB is more upbeat than the other multilaterals on the continent's prospects for recovery this year

Africa will recover from its worst recession in half a century and reach growth of 3.4% in 2021, but long-term structural damage to the continent's economies is inevitable. That wa...

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The money-sharing puzzle

The Fund prepares to hand out huge sums to its members, but an outdated formula means it may fail to kick-start economies

United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stalled a G20 plan for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to issue hundreds of millions of dollars in Special Drawing Rights (SDR),...


Far from obvious

A year after promising to be Africa's 'partner of choice', the UK is offering little beyond more of the same

In ordinary times, January's UK-Africa investment summit – the second such event ever and the first international investment event Britain has hosted since leaving the Europe...


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