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Fatigue may be fatal

Africa's health ministers watch with alarm the disastrous fatality rate as the second wave of the virus rips across India

The Covid-19 experience in Africa has been something of a rollercoaster ride. Early predictions were calamitous, then it seemed to pass ominously mildly (unless you were in South A...


Emmanuel l'Africain II

With two upcoming summits, President Macron is trying once more to reset his country’s relationship with Africa

If President Emmanuel Macron needed a reminder of his country's reputation in Africa it came with the fury on the streets of Ndjamena to his ill-phrased remarks at the funeral of P...


Forecasts fail to lift the gloom

Growth predictions have risen, but Covid-19 will have a devastating impact on Africa's economy, health and education

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank upped their forecasts for sub-Saharan Africa's growth at their 2021 Spring Meetings, but the economic impact from Covid-19 is s...


No more picking winners

'No special favours' for individual countries but, instead, 'broad engagement' with Africa was the message from Robert Godec, the United States African Affairs Acting Assistant Sec...


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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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