Africa’s fiscal and debt crises, as well as the continent’s overloaded risk premium, will again be in the spotlight next week when finance ministers and central bank governors converge in Lomé, Togo, at the Africa Finance Industry Summit (AFIS).

The summit, hosted by the Jeune Afrique media group in partnership with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), brings together influential stakeholders in the African economy and finance, including the IFC’s regional director for Southern Africa, Claudia Da Conceicao...

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