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Beijing turns table on debt trap diplomacy claims

On his January swing through Africa, China's new foreign minister has scored with subtle diplomacy, dropping the wolf warrior tactics favoured by some of his colleagues

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang's remarks that multilateral lenders and commercial creditors should carry the biggest blame for the debt distress of some African states comes as ...

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Can Macron's new Sahel strategy work?

Rising hostility to Paris embarrasses regional governments as they seek French help to halt the southward spread of jihadist violence

It must have been with private relief that President Emmanuel Macron greeted England's 3-0 defeat of Senegal in the FIFA World Cup, thus sparing Les Bleus from a next-round clash w...


Push on pushbacks

Italy's new right-wing government is at the centre of a row over illegal pushbacks of boats carrying asylum-seekers and economic migrants that could engulf the wider European Union...


The great investment chase gathers pace

The continent is attracting growing volumes of new money but they fall far short of its latest energy and development targets

The slow pace of investment in renewable energy in Africa should have been one of the biggest climate finance issues at the UN COP27 summit but was overshadowed by developing econo...


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President Biden hosts African leaders amid multiple crises

At least 45 African governments are to send high-level delegations to the summit as US competition with China and Russia heats up

Africa's relations with the United States may not have been as badly strained by the Ukraine war as its ties with the European Union but Washington wants to use its US-African Lead...

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African nations win latest round on UN tax reform body

Defying opposition from the Paris-based OECD club of rich countries, developing economies are trying to win rights for a greater share of global tax revenues

The United Nations has agreed to lay the groundwork for the creation of a new system of international tax cooperation by approving a resolution on 23 November to begin talks on est...

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