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IMF’s Argentina woes hold warning for Africa

The stigma attached to IMF bailouts has waned in Africa, but as Argentina’s experience shows, governments should be wary of seeing them as a fix for their economic problems.…

Is Angola really open for business?

President Lourenço has opened up Angola for business in line with an IMF restructuring plan, but implementing reform is not proving easy.…

African borrowing gets smarter

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), recently revealed that Africa’s annual infrastructure gap now stands at as much as $170bn.

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.…