African policymakers know their nations must quit being at the bottom of global value chains. DW talks to Kathryn Omwandho about the agenda of the African Development Bank's annual meeting in South Korea.
Three years ago, Beijing unveiled its landmark plan to move up the value chain by transitioning from labor-intense production to "smart manufacturing." Where does China now stand in terms of implementing its strategy?
The African Development Bank has announced that it will seek to bail out Nigeria with a $4.1 billion loan (3.6 billion euros) over the next two years and $10 billion by 2019.
For months, talk of a trade war between the United States and China has been rampant. That talk became reality overnight when major US tariffs against Chinese goods came into effect.
The report shows a steady improvement for quality of life on the continent, but experts say countries need to pay more attention to the potential of entrepreneurs in order to reap the economic benefits.
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