Africa's debt crisis grows amid COVID-19 pandemic

Hardly anyone would want to take the job of Angola's minister of finance, Vera Daves. By the end of this year, the country's gigantic amount of debt is expected to grow to over 120% of gross domestic product (GDP).?
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Africa’s debt crisis grows amid COVID-19 pandemic
Hardly anyone would want to take the job of Angola's minister of finance, Vera Daves. By the end of this year, the country's gigantic amount of debt is expected to grow to over 120% of gross domestic product (GDP).
Zambia’s kwacha has tumbled nearly a third since the start of the year, adding to the pressure
Zambia to default on foreign debt, finance minister says
The government had requested that bondholders grant it a deferral of interest payments until April as it struggled with the dual burdens of fighting the pandemic and a limping economy. But the creditors rejected the request earlier on Friday.
On average, African providers charge $3.30 per gigabyt
Why mobile internet is so expensive in some African nations
The smartphone and the internet play the same crucial role for Tabu Kitta as they do for most Africans in their 30s: "Everything I do revolves around using the internet. I make calls mostly using the internet. I text mostly using the internet. On a good day, I watch videos online," Kitta told DW.
British High Commissioner, Ian Walker
UK-Ghana partnership to improve connectivity, access to infrastructure
The United Kingdom-Ghana partnership has mobilised funding and expertise to improve connectivity and access to infrastructure.
Young graduates with curious and innovative minds in telecoms industry have been engaged
Fresh graduates to work with pioneers in ICT and advanced thinkers in their chosen field
Ericsson has announced the launch of its 2020 edition of the Graduate Program in Africa.
Business life is yet to return to the country
Businesses open as Nigeria relaxes curfew after days of unrest
Nigeria's top police official on Saturday ordered the immediate mobilization of all officers to "reclaim the public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters" after days of peaceful demonstrations over police abuses and then violent unrest that left at least 69 people dead.