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Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds it hoped would revive its struggling...

1.5 million COVID-19 infections and a worst economic recession in 70 years, how can South Africa recover?

Last week, Statistics South Africa (SSA) gave out a breath of fresh air by announcing that the economy sprang back in the fourth quarter...

Accused of “COVID denials” Tanzania recorded fastest economic growth in Africa in 2020

As economies across the continent slipped into recession in 2020, Tanzania reaped from its policy of not imposing COVID-19 related restrictions and...

Rich in oil, rich with poor people. The story of Gabon’s oil wealth and plunder

Selisu Mborantsuo locks his room and goes off to work. Since the start of the pandemic, he, like many others across the...

Why diamond-rich Botswana must diversify its economy

As a duck is to water, the word “diamond” is synonymous with this southern African nation. Since the beginning of...

Kenya’s manufacturing hub raised hope for the flailing SMEs sector. So why did it fail?

When Joseph Gitile started his soap manufacturing business in 2017; he was exuberant and very optimistic that within a few months he would be...

Kenya signals shift back to foreign debt as government eyes $2.27 billion Eurobond

Kenya will raise more money from foreign than domestic sources, as it restructures its debt portfolio to take advantage of growing appetite for high-yielding...

Nigeria finalizes creation of $2.6 billion infrastructure firm

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has approved the creation of a new entity that will focus on infrastructure development, with a seed capital of $2.63...

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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