USAID gets off to inauspicious start in tackling Sudan's debt
With the United States, France and the United Kingdom all vying to become the partner of choice of the new regime in Sudan, the American development agency USAID, which was to select and finance an advisory bank to assist Sudan in restructuring its debt, has fluffed its lines and the tender call currently remains in limbo. [...]
Luísa Diogo is ace up Nyusi's sleeve to negotiate with Paris Club
Former prime minister Luísa Diogo, who assumed a low profile after Nyusi became president, may not have figured in the official photos but she was the one who negotiated Mozambique's inclusion in the G20 public debt repayment moratorium. [...]
Far from the cameras Strauss-Kahn plays white "soothsayer"
The disgraced director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is trying to re-invent himself by bringing business deals to Africa, a continent he has visited regularly in recent months. His targets are presidents and his specialty is restructuring [. [...]