How to reignite Africa’s growth and avoid the need for future debt jubilee

In ancient times, debt jubilees were cus­tom­ary after wars or dra­mat­ic events. By wip­ing out debts, these jubilees sought to avoid polar­iza­tion and social ten­sions. Today, the mas­sive dis­lo­ca­tions caused by the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic pro­vide jus­ti­fi­ca­tion for the inter­na­tion­al community

6 African Development Stories You May Have Missed

No doubt, coro­n­avirus has become one of the dead­liest dis­eases in mod­ern his­to­ry, with about 500,000 casu­al­ties world­wide. The pan­dem­ic has left in its wake severe eco­nom­ic con­se­quences, espe­cial­ly for the world’s devel­op­ing nations. Despite the many socio-eco­nom­ic chal­lenges faced and exac­er­bat­ed by the pan­dem­ic, many African nations have shown great resilience. The news continues…