Greek reforms unlock more bailout cash - Greek business succeeds despite debt crisis
While domestic corruption and mismanagement are part of the problem, activists say the situation is complex. The international community is also to blame for the enormous mountain of debt threatening African economies.
Africa is groaning under its worst debt burden since 2001. On the continent where many countries faced bankruptcy in the 1990s, once again the outlook is grim. This time around, help is harder to find.
The Greek prime minister has described a "day of redemption" after his country's bailout program officially ended. Greece's debt crisis was characterized by austerity, high unemployment and rampant poverty.
The Greek government wants to sack the nation's clergy in a bid to break away from the church. But severing those ties in Europe's most religious country could spell a "holy war." Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
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