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    Vol 62 No 13 |
  • DEBT

Stretching funds

After the G7 failed to agree a blueprint to use the US$650 billion allocation of Special Drawing Rights by the International Monetary Fund, development economists are scrambling fo...

A state of disconnect

African treasuries are putting a positive spin on their own finances, but the message from the markets is grim. Something has to give

The message from African finance ministers is that while the overall picture facing the continent is bleak in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many economies are resilient eno...


AU pushes Africa bonds

Finance ministers and economists at the African Union are winning support to restructure the continent's official and commercial debt

Radical measures for a restructuring of Africa's commercial debt and the cancellation of some official debt are under way after the offer of a limited standstill on bilateral payme...

The details left out of the deal

For the first time the World Bank and the IMF have found a way to reschedule some of Africa's debts

World Bank President James Wolfensohn called it a 'lovefest'. True, the rich country finance ministers did reach a rare consensus in Washington on 1-3 October on the outline of wha...

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