African Import-Export Bank (Afreximbank) chief economist Hippolyte Fofack supports a proposal from India and South Africa to waive patents on ... Covid-19 vaccines to make it easier to produce them in developing countries.
Introducing property tax, agricultural VAT and a tax revenue agency are just some of the strong ideas advocated by economists Rabah Arezki (AfDB) ... and Grégoire Rota-Graziosi (International Development Research Centre) to establish a modern African fiscal policy.
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African business and political leaders – from Senegal's Macky Sall and Franco-Ivorian financier Tidiane Thiam to the International Monetary ... Fund's (IMF) Abebe Selassie – do not agree on the continent's priorities for post-Covid economic growth.