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Africa’s Post-Pandemic Challenges Require Bold and Direct Responses

Gerald Ndosi considers the essentials of trade finance in Sub-Saharan African economies — amid post-pandemic chaos and Russia-Ukraine conflict… Covid-19 hit Africa hard; there was a sharp decrease in global trade and a rapid contraction of economic output. The International

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Lord Waverley and Paul Baker: The Promise, Potential and Pitfalls of Britain’s Relationship with Africa

The concept of Africa Rising is truer today than ever. Despite the pandemic disruption that has caused the continent’s first negative output growth in 27 years, Africa’s performance over the past decades has been remarkable. Many African countries have made

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Ghana Investment Promotion Centre: Laws of Attraction – GIPC Draws Global Attention to the Investment Opportunities in Ghana

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre has over the years, adopted multi-tiered approaches to carry out its mandate, in promoting and attracting investments into Ghana. The Centre has initiated and supported dynamic measures to enhance the business climate for Ghanaian and

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Bank One Ltd: From Africa, for Africa, with a Wealth of Regional Understanding

In its 12 years of existence, Mauritian-based Bank One has built a strong reputation — regionally, and way beyond its borders. Leveraging the strength of a highly qualified team with decades of combined African experience, Bank One has firmly established

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African Finance Evolution: It May Not Be Televised Yet, but the World Is Certainly Taking Note

Burkina Faso-based Fidelis Finance specialises in meeting leasing, credit, factoring, surety and payment guarantee needs — especially those of West African SMEs. The company’s knowhow has earned it national and international recognition, raised living standards and created jobs in the

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Business in Times of Corona: World Bank and IMF Ready to Assist Low- and Middle-Income Countries

As concerns grow over the impact of the pandemic on less resilient economies, multilaterals such as the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are readying and deploying emergency response packages. Earlier this week, Kenya received a

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UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum: Looking for a Way Out of the Lucas Paradox

Any and all talk about a determined, sustained, and final push to eradicate poverty from the face of the earth revolves around a single question, one often lost in the peripheric chatter: How best to allocate the world’s savings? The

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Mukhisa Kituyi: Growing Intra-African Trade Flows

What Africa sells to Africa has significantly more value than what the continent sells to the wider world – mostly commodities whose prices are determined on distant shores and cannot be controlled by the producers. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the

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