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Elections and wars consume cash

Kenya's William Ruto has hosted a pledging summit for the World Bank but experts predict more demands on a smaller funding pot

Hopeful promises emerging from the Kenya-hosted summit for the International Development Association, the World Bank's soft loan affiliate, on 29-30 April have to be set against wi...


After the pandemic panic, Big Pharma exits Africa

Moderna's mothballing of a $200m vaccine plant has prompted a backlash from politicians and health professionals

When United States' pharmaceutical giant Moderna halted plans for a US$200 million vaccine factory near Nairobi it dealt a double-blow: to Kenya's ambitions as a healthcare manufa...


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UN agency warns against African Eurobonds

Economists are worried that high yields on new borrowing by developing countries are unsustainable

Several African states may have returned to the Eurobond market in recent months, but a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has warned tha...

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Taking the politics out of AGOA

US senators introduce a bill to extend the sub-Saharan Africa trade pact

United States senators are hoping to take US/Africa trade policy out of party politics in an election year, with Republican Jim Risch and Democrat Chris Coons having tabled a bill ...

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Kyiv steps up its diplomatic effort

Ukraine inaugurates embassies in Côte d'Ivoire and Congo-Kinshasa and plans to open more

Ukraine continues to expand its diplomatic footprint in Africa, by opening embassies in Côte d'Ivoire and Congo-Kinshasa.

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