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By Vera Songwe - Mar 28,2023
WASHINGTON, DC — Over the last few months, a G-7 economy (the United Kingdom), a midsize US bank (Silicon Valley Bank), a small African economy (Ghana), a lower-middle-income South Asian economy (Pakistan), and the fastest-growing global services sector (technology) have all face
By Vera Songwe - Jul 17,2022
ADDIS ABABA  —  For African economies that have yet to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s war in Ukraine could not have come at a worse time.
By Vera Songwe - Jul 11,2021
ADDIS ABABA — Despite incurring high costs in terms of lost and foregone social and economic progress during the COVID-19 pandemic, Africa has so far avoided the kind of health and economic calamity that some anticipated when the crisis began.


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