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Elections and wars consume cash

Kenya's William Ruto has hosted a pledging summit for the World Bank but experts predict more demands on a smaller funding pot

Hopeful promises emerging from the Kenya-hosted summit for the International Development Association, the World Bank's soft loan affiliate, on 29-30 April have to be set against wi...

No Bretton Woods moment

Bold plans to restructure the international financial institutions are being drawn out by political opposition and bureaucratic inertia

At the International Monetary Fund and World Bank spring meetings In Washington DC on 19 April the Fund's International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) – comprising I...

Reformers reach a turning point

Finance ministers and IMF officials see a route out of the post-pandemic gloom but average per capita incomes are flatlining or shrinking

Africa's economies may be at a turning point should the 'right policy choices' be made according to the IMF's African Department Director Abebe Selassie. The IMF and the African De...

Debt and geopolitics slow Africa's growth

The continent's economic juggernauts – Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa – are stuttering while smaller and nimbler economies are growing far faster

Concerns about growth and investment levels in Africa are deepening due to much slower growth in China, capital flight to western economies and the risks that a wider war in the Mi...

Demands grow for reforms

African governments are boosting their voice in international fora but the changes are yet to translate into a substantive power shift

The first IMF and World Bank annual meetings to be held in Africa for 50 years, delivered some gains for the continent against the backdrop of heightened geopolitical tensions in t...

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