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  • Writer's pictureAnzetse Were

The Political Economy of Public Debt in Africa

This presentation was delivered at a Chatham House Member Event titled 'South Asia: the crucible for a global debt crisis?', on October 7, 2022.

The event was chaired Creon Butler- Research Director, Trade, Investment and New Governance Models, and Director, Global Economy and Finance Programme at Chatham House.

The presentation covers:

- The reality of Africa’s public debt

- The BRI: Value versus Debt Trap Narrative

- Process and tensions in addressing the debt strain

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Africa in the context of global debt strain- October 2022
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