Zambia's copper pipe dream

bne IntelliNews August 29, 2023

Zambia has a plan to transform the economy, but its one that rests on precarious foundations. As the global landscape shifts towards renewable energy, demand for copper is expected to fly.

Zambia and Zimbabwe turnarounds display drastic dichotomy

Gary Kleiman of Kleiman International Consultants August 7, 2023

While Zambia has the outlines of a new debt beginning, Zimbabwe has yet to begin to dig out from political and financial choices that have isolated it from global capital markets and its own people.

Putin at 2023 Africa-Russia summit: Wiping debts, donating grain and boosting co-operation

bne IntelliNews July 30, 2023

Russia and Africa can work together to protect national sovereignty and put an end to colonialism, Russian President Vladimir Putin told African delegates at the 2023 Africa-Russia summit in St. Petersburg.

African risk premia falling as polycrisis recedes

Ben Aris in Berlin July 2, 2023

Risk premia in Africa have experienced a decline over the past month as the worst of the polycrisis begins to recede, said Capital Economics in a note on June 30.

African peace delegation's visit to Ukraine marred by controversy and lukewarm response from Kyiv

Dominic Culverwell in Kyiv June 19, 2023

The African delegation’s visit to Ukraine on June 16 to promote peace was embroiled in controversy, while Kyiv met their proposal with a lukewarm response.