As governments and international financial institutions throw off the constraints of austerity policies and economic orthodoxy, there are hard ... questions about how Africa could benefit from this change in strategy. Much will depend on how fast its economies can raise finance for post-Covid recovery efforts.
The International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva says the IMF spent nearly $300bn in resuscitating the global economy when ... Covid-19 struck. There are unorthodox noises being made at the top of the institution best known for austerity in public spending. What comes next as rich countries bounce back and poor countries stay on the mat? And will the IMF run out of money? An exclusive interview with the head of the IMF.
In an article published in 1994 titled 'The Coming Anarchy', the American journalist Robert Kaplan predicted an impending Armageddon for West ... Africa due to what he considered its notoriety for breeding crime, coups and tyrannical regimes. 26 years later, it bears examining whether the region has measured up to this grim forecast.
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Nigerian solar power provider Starsight Energy plans to expand to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Sola Lawson, managing director and co-head at African ... Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), tells The Africa Report.