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Daily Brief, February 19, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 19, 2018 Despite warnings Africa just won’t stop borrowing   Within the last two weeks Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Côte d’Ivoire – all key economies – have all either issued large Eurobonds or announced intentions to […]

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Daily Brief, February 19, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 19, 2018 Despite warnings Africa just won’t stop borrowing   Within the last two weeks Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Côte d’Ivoire – all key economies – have all either issued large Eurobonds or announced intentions to […]

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Daily Brief, February 16, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 16, 2018 Ethiopia – not South Africa – is in the midst of radical change With the eyes of the world fixed on the drama of Jacob Zuma’s exit in South Africa this week the news of […]

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Daily Brief, February 15, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 15, 2018 Could Libya come full circle? The speaker of Libya’s house of representatives has said Saif Al Islam Gaddafi, son of former ruler Muammar Gaddafi, can contest presidential elections slated for later this year. He was released last […]

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Daily Brief, February 14, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 14, 2018 Despite healthy GDP growth many Africans are actually getting poorer Despite substantial overall wealth growth between 1995 – 2014 across Africa, per capita levels in a number of countries on the continent have actually dropped. […]

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Daily Brief, February 13, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 13, 2018 Solar is bridging Africa’s rural power gap Solar power has long been touted as the ideal solution to Africa’s chronic electricity shortage. With its cost per megawatt hour falling from $600 to $100 over the […]

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Daily Brief, February 12, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 12, 2018 Britain may actually be serious about Brexit and Africa The UK’s export finance agency is adding Nigeria’s naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies” to promote trade between the two countries. Boosting commercial ties with Africa has […]

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Daily Brief, February 09, 2018

Editor’s Note: February 09, 2018 Money won’t fix Africa’s education problem Donors this week pledged $2.3bn to fund education in low income countries at a star-studded conference held in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. The money will go to the Global Partnership for Education, which […]

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