Covid-19: a debt of nearly 400 billion FCFA contracted

• To manage the health emergency and economic recovery • 300 billion FCFA of domestic debt • 55 billion FCFA of external debt Po deal with the health emergency (Covid-19) and ensure economic recovery, the Burkinabè State and its partners have mobilized 833 billion FCFA between 2020 and 2021. The contribution of the State on … Read more

Brazil: riots point to Lula’s challenge in governing a divided country

The parallels are hard to miss. In scenes reminiscent of the January 6 US Capitol riot two years ago, thousands of far-right supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ransacked government buildings in the capital Brasília on Sunday. Swift arrests of rioters and the condemnation of the events by politicians across the political spectrum may … Read more