It’s ten years since the 18 poorest countries worldwide had their debts written off. It was hoped that this would give a boost to their economies, but the countries are still struggling. In fact, some of them are no better off than in 2005.
The Zambian government places attracting foreign investment at the top of its development agenda. Critics say investors are only interested in making profits and not the country's development. Glory Mushinge reports.
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It's been a week since Zambian President Edgar Lungu invoked emergency powers. Parliament has now approved an extension to 90 days. Analysts say this mini 'state of emergency’ could negatively affect the economy.
Ghana is about to trade 5 percent of its bauxite deposits to China for $15 billion. In a guest commentary by environmental advocate Joshua Amponsem, he questions the motives and long-term impact of such a move.
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