Between 2016 and 2022, this French-Lebanese businessman of Armenian origin was the main purchasing intermediary in the Burkinabe ministries of ... the interior and defence. A close friend of former President Kaboré, he fled as soon as Kaboré was overthrown.
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The Joe Biden administration this week announced hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency assistance for African and other countries facing ... a food crisis while using its United Nations platform to blame Russia.
President Hichilema’s call to action for the Zambian and regional mining sector must be followed up with a concerted effort to improve the ... domestic operating environment and bring along regional partners if it is to succeed.
Egyptian authorities have been in technical talks with the IMF for weeks over a possible new agreement, which the government hopes will include ... a new loan, even though Egypt has far exceeded its lending quota from the Fund.
Over the past couple of months, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has severely disrupted the supply of essential crops to Africa and led to significant ... price increases for agricultural goods and energy, with prices skyrocketing across the globe.