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62/5 | The money-sharing puzzle

United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen stalled a G20 plan for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to issue hundreds of millions of dollars in Special Drawing Rights (SDR), which can be traded for hard currency, when she introduced demands for g
4th Mar 2021

61/22 | Condé shrugs off poll doubts

Whether his win with 59.49% of the votes in the 18 October elections was credible or not matters little to President Alpha Condé and his governing team. On 24 October the Commission Électorale Nationale Indépendante (CENI) announced Condé's victor
30th Oct 2020

61/21 | Koroma probe risks backlash

In what government supporters see as a watershed moment and critics say is a precursor to civil unrest formal corruption investigations have opened against former President Ernest Bai Koroma. He is now immured in his home in the All People's Congress str
14th Oct 2020

61/19 | Strife hampers Bio's reforms

Rowdy partisan battles and a pandemic-weakened economy are slowing the government's efforts to create jobs and invest in education and public health. Promoting national reconciliation after two decades of civil strife is proving harder than the cheerleade
21st Sep 2020

61/16 | Polls boss row

Two years after bitterly disputed and tight presidential elections political leaders have divided along party lines over the appointment of the National Electoral Commission's (NEC) new head. Mohamed Konneh was appointed by President Julius Maada Bio wh
6th Aug 2020

61/13 | Frelimo’s belated cry for help

The crash of a Bathawk microlight aircraft belonging to the Dyck Advisory Group private military contractor (PMC) in Mozambique on 15 June has thrown a spotlight on a topic Maputo and Pretoria would prefer to keep hidden – the status of this force i
25th Jun 2020

61/8 | The war for the cure

Serial financial crises and political meddling have weakened the operations of the World Health Organisation for decades but the rivalries between the United States and China over the coronavirus pandemic have taken it to new depths. Those rivalries may a
16th Apr 2020

61/8 | Hard bargaining ahead on debt and public health

Backed by forecasts from the World Bank and UN agencies of a deep recession African finance ministers are to push next week for a coordinated response on public health funding economic stimulus and debt relief at a succession of international gathering
11th Apr 2020

61/5 | George Weah at bay

The crippling petrol shortages this year have pushed up the prices of fuel and much else as commercial transporters raised their fares. Liberians angered by the steep fall of the Liberian dollar against the US dollar are venting their frustration on Pre
5th Mar 2020

61/4 | Beshir's trials begin

Reports that the Khartoum transitional government has approved cooperation with the International Criminal Court in the Hague came on 11 February after a flurry of diplomatic initiatives mostly aimed at getting Sudan removed from the United States' list
20th Feb 2020

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