Africa's population is growing, but job creation isn't keeping up. That's a problem for countries, but not one that isn't solvable, according to a new study.
The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments and banking on increased cooperation.
China's economy has revealed fresh signs of softness as the pace of investment has slowed to a record low. Stable figures for retail spending and production have done little to dispel fears of a cooling in the economy.
Under a new economic program, Turkey wants to cut its growth sharply and promised to curb public spending, as it seeks to avoid a full-blown economic crisis fueled by massive inflation and a plunging currency.
Chinese President Xi has pledged billions of dollars in new aid for Africa and said Beijing's investments have "no political strings attached." Africa expert Helmut Asche explains the pros and cons of China's aid policy.
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