EnergySourceNov 4, 2022
To meet energy security and climate goals, Africa needs investment in infrastructure
By William Tobin, Maia Sparkman
To this point, Western engagement in Africa has primarily taken the form of aid. For the continent to achieve widespread electrification and form the foundation for robust economic growth, that engagement will need to morph into investment and partnership.
AfricaSourceSep 27, 2022
Here’s what a Marshall Plan for the DRC could look like
By Jean-Paul Mvogo
The development progress the DRC witnessed in the 1970s is now lost. A massive economic assistance program equivalent to the Marshall Plan may be necessary to recover what's been lost.
EconographicsSep 8, 2022
Zambia: A template for debt restructuring?
By Hung Tran
Zambia shows that progress can be made to render the Common Framework more workable. However, more needs to be done to refine a comprehensive, efficient, and effective sovereign debt restructuring procedure.
EnergySourceAug 30, 2022
The Just Energy Transition Partnership with South Africa will hinge on domestic reform
By Christopher Cassidy
The JETP's impact lies not in its financial heft, but in its stipulations for domestic reform. The agreement could prime South Africa to take advantage of future investment in its energy sector and eventually decarbonize at speed.
Millennium Leadership Fellow
Senior Researcher, University of Johannesburg