Africa’s new debt deals
The economic consequences of the Covid-19 crisis have revived fears about the indebtedness of African countries. Is this alarmism justified? We investigate this question in our five-part series.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has seen countries scramble to ensure they are ready for war. In Africa, the acquisition of military equipment has clearly diminished – by 13% from 2015 to 2020. But faced with numerous security threats, the continent remains particularly vulnerable. Who can ensure the sale of arms remains intact in Africa? In this investigation, we will focus on three main players: Aboubacar Hima, Ivor Ichikowitz and Rafi Dermardirossian.
Find out who are the biggest winners in our exclusive ranking of Africa's top 500 companies. As the effects of the pandemic continue to rattle through the economies of the continent, companies who have jumped early on the digitisation path have thrived.
How to sum up the French president's Africa policy? The withdrawal of Operation Barkhane from Mali, dance moves in Nigeria, restitution of artworks in Benin…Less than one week before the first round of France’s presidential election, we outline the major policy points in eight episodes, from innovation to realpolitik.
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