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What would effective credit ratings reform for Africa look like?

March 8, 2024
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Since the dawn of the new millennium, African countries have increasingly turned to international capital markets to fund their development…

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Embracing green hydrogen to power Africa’s green growth

March 1, 2024
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For a continent that contributes less than four percent of global greenhouse emissions and has made incremental strides towards renewables,…

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Can ‘Africa Club’ be Africa’s magic bullet for reforming the global financial architecture?

February 23, 2024
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The global upheavals triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent conflicts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East have intensified…

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How Africa can move closer to a greener future in 2024

February 9, 2024
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As 2023 drew to a close, Africa found itself standing at a crucial crossroads in its pursuit of sustainable development.…

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How Africa can overcome its methane financing challenge

January 26, 2024
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The last decade has been characterized by a heightened push to reduce carbon emissions globally. In Africa, concerted efforts to…

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What should Africa expect from COP28

December 1, 2023
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The most important event on climate change is about to begin. World leaders, heads of multilateral institutions, civil society advocates,…

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Africa needs a transformative methane strategy at COP28

November 24, 2023
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To accelerate methane action, Africa needs a transformative strategy that will reduce perceptions of risk associated with investment projects, introduce…

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Attracting private sector finance to spearhead Africa’s development

November 17, 2023
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For years, the private sector has been acclaimed as the critical engine of Africa’s development. It accounts for over 80%…

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AGOA’s successes in Africa demand an extension

November 3, 2023
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Since its enactment in 2000, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has been at the core of commercial and…

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Africa’s Development Dilemma: Why Public-Private Partnerships Aren’t Meeting Expectations

October 30, 2023
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Africa faces serious infrastructure gaps as over 600 million people are estimated to lack access to electricity, and 60% of…

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African experts call for unity to resuscitate fragile healthcare sector

October 24, 2023
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Decades after independence, African countries are grappling with the challenge of providing quality and affordable healthcare to their citizens. According…

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Can blended finance be the catalyst for financial inclusion in Africa?

October 23, 2023
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The robustness of African ingenuity can be witnessed in the many Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that dot every corner…