The Next African Economic Crisis

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Ten years after debt relief initiatives wiped out billions of dollars in African debt and fueled economic growth and humanitarian development gains across the continent, debt crises are back. The global economic recession and increased borrowing along with debt and corruption scandals have pushed countries like Mozambique and Ghana back into crisis. What is the international response to renewed economic crisis in Africa? How can trade, tax, anti-corruption and responsible lending and borrowing reforms shift the international financial system to stop financial crisis and fight poverty and inequality?


Eric LeCompte, Jubilee USA Networ; Stefanie Ostfeld, Global Witness; Brian Adeba, Enough/ Sentry Project.


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