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Abiy tries to restart liberalisation agenda

A new bill paves the way for overseas banks to acquire stakes in domestic lenders, after the civil war in Tigray stymied a previous attempt

Abiy Ahmed’s government appears to be attempting to breathe new life into liberalising Ethiopia’s economy. The Council of Ministers in Addis Ababa has approved a bill t...

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Kinshasa gets a new business Poynt man

Washington consultant tapped to facilitate meeting of US and Congo-K business and political leaders in further sign of warming relations

Officials in Kinshasa have tasked United States businessman Aaron Poynton with organising a roundtable for US and Congolese business and political leaders in the coming weeks, as d...

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New President Faye passes the market test

Senegal’s bond sale signals that investors are gaining confidence in its new government

Senegal’s move to raise US$750 million of debt maturing in 2031 in two tranches at a coupon rate of 7.75%, signals the passing of an early test of market confidence for new P...

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Moscow changes sides

Russia's deal to supply arms to the SAF in exchange for a Red Sea naval base could mark a turning point in Sudan's civil war

The decision by the Sudanese army to allow a Russian naval base to be built in exchange for arms could mark a pivotal step in the civil war.

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A Lungu family crackdown

Corruption investigation into the former president, who presided over the economic collapse of the country, continues with the arrest of his wife and daughter

The arrest of former First Lady Esther Lungu and her daughter Chiyeso Katete over possession of properties allegedly linked to corruption is the latest front in the battle against ...

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A disputed levy

Report finds EU's new carbon import levy will hit many third countries less than feared but another think-tank says Africa faces possible 4% drop in exports to Europe

The economic effects of the EU's new carbon import levy are set to be far smaller than feared by many third countries, many of them African, according to a report published on Mond...

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Whitehall's migrant deal with Kigali set to collapse

The Labour Party, currently 12 points ahead in opinion polls, has promised to scrap the Rwanda asylum plan if it wins the general election

The British government's migration deal with Rwanda is now highly likely to collapse without a single asylum-seeker being deported, after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak confirmed that ...

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