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Egypt-Ethiopia tensions ease over dam

In mid-June, Ethiopia’s youthful new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and his host, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, came out of a meeting in Cairo showing an unusual optimism and mutual confidence.…

Has Africa learned its lesson on debt?

Thirteen years after the debt relief movement saw billions in unsustainable public borrowing written off by Western creditors, there are worrying signs that African economies could be lurching towards another crisis.…

Africa 2017 Forum sets strong development agenda

The Africa 2017 Forum – held in Sharm el Sheikh in early December under the high patronage of President Abdel
Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt – brought together seven heads of state and numerous political and economic decision-makers to discuss regional integration and job creation in Africa.