New Deal for Africa: How to finance recovery while avoiding debt trap

New Deal for Africa: How to finance recovery while avoiding debt trap

If it’s all about the post-pandemic recovery and if deficits no longer matter… then what about Africa? France welcoming leaders for a summit devoted to finance and relieving the debt owed by a continent that felt the full brunt of a world economy under lockdown. The age-old question more acute than ever: how to be like the US and Europe and earmark huge sums for health care, schools, green energy and infrastructure… instead of using the money to pay interest on old debts?

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