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IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva and World Bank group president David Malpass have offered debt relief to developing countries.

Why African countries are reluctant to take up COVID-19 debt relief

African countries should tread carefully over the debt relief offered by multilateral institutions and other lenders. It could prove very costly in the medium to long term.
Angolan President João Lourenço. EFE-EPAAlexei Druzhinin/Sputnik

Angolans feel let down two years into new presidency

The euphoria that accompanied João Lourenço's new presidency has ebbed away amid the stark realities of a profoundly dysfunctional political economy.
Robert Mugabe during his swearing-in ceremony in Harare, 2008. The former Zimbabwean president has died aged 95. EPA-EFE

Robert Mugabe: as divisive in death as he was in life

Where should we place Mugabe among the pantheon of African nationalists who led their countries to independence?

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