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Rich countries boost aid – to themselves

Helping Ukrainian refugees has driven a surge in aid spending – mostly at the expense of hard-hit African economies

African states have felt the pain of Russia's invasion of Ukraine in the form of shortages and higher prices for wheat, grain and agricultural inputs, and above all energy prices. ...


Africa still has a Ukraine problem

UN diplomats we sounded out last year on the European war are now just as indifferent, or hostile, to the western position on Russia

When the UN General Assembly met to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February last year the reluctance of Africa's representatives to condemn Moscow surprised many. Twent...


Beijing pushes back on debt

An interview by Beijing-aligned newspaper guancha.cn with Professor Tang Xiaoyang, a top development economist in China, has spelt out official thinking about debt restructuring as...


Brussels backs Italy's hard line on migration

A leaked letter from the European Commission chief spells out the EU's plans to deter and return migrants to their home countries

A week after the sinking of a boat carrying several hundred migrants off the Calabrian coast in southern Italy which killed more than 60 people, European Commission President Ursul...


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Pesticides row adds to toxic relations

African parliamentarians have accused European Union economies of exporting carcinogenic pesticides to their countries, adding to mounting tensions over trading rules and migration

Speakers at the joint parliament assembly between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific in Brussels, on 2 March accused EU countries of double standards by expo...

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