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The terror factor

The fear of more failed states may scare the West into increasing aid for Africa

Rich countries have made grand promises at no fewer than three summit meetings this year – in Monterrey, Kananaskis and Johannesburg. However, their African counterparts did not ex...

Joined-up aid

The late September annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank will discuss proposals to review the performance of national development agencies and multilate...

The other war

Casualties in Africa's economic battles are outstripping those in the military campaigns in Asia and the Middle East

Watching Africa's halting economic progress amid war and recession, World Bank officials are launching an emergency drive for aid. Despite a decade of economic reform and debt reli...

Economic battlefield

Africans have won the moral argument on debt: now they must win a much tougher one - over access to markets in rich countries

Two days of violence between demonstrators and police at the annual meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund in the Czech capital, Prague, on 26-27 September left ...

Take your medicine

'Can Africa Claim the 21st Century?' is the unusual title of the World Bank's latest plea for more cash for Africa. It's also the starting line for the Bank's new Chief Economist f...

Life after debt

Agreement on the latest plan to reduce Africa's debt burden should allow policymakers to concentrate on growth and investment

Africa moved up the agenda at the 28-30 September annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund in Washington after the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialised coun...

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