As Africa Faces COVID-19, Chinese Debt Relief is a Welcome Development

“Given the scale of Africa’s debt crisis, it should be taken as a great reassurance that China, its largest official lender, has warmed to the idea of cancellations.”

via Council on Foreign Relations

As Oil Collapses, so Does a Vital Source of African Revenue

“Accompanying the misery of the coronavirus pandemic has been an ongoing crisis in the oil industry. While the scale and tragedy of the coronavirus is front and center in our minds, the collapse of oil is more abstract, and its long term consequences will be serious.”

via Council on Foreign Relations