China Couldn’t Save Them All: Indebted Africa Returns To IMF, That Old Hated Banker

The number of sub-Saharan African countries in debt distress or facing high risk of debt distress rose from 7 in 2013 to 12 in 2016…time for bailouts.

Nigeria To Add 212 Million City Dwellers By 2050 – Equivalent To Present Population Of Germany, France And UK

In Benin’s capital Cotonou, Togo’s Lomé and Burkina Faso’s Ouagadougou the informal sector accounts for over 80% of non-agricultural employment.

Still In The Game: Forced Out Of Towns In The Sahel, Africa’s Jihadists Go Rural, And We Should Be Afraid

Sahelian states succeeded in chasing out jihadist groups from major towns, but these have not been accompanied by the return of their administration in “liberated” areas – sometimes even to the outskirts of some cities