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Africa’s sovereign debt: an interview with Gregory Smith

In this 15-minute interview I ask M&G’s Greg Smith, an emerging market debt strategist with a speciality in Africa and formerly a World Bank economist in Zambia, how the continent is coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.  We also discuss how worried we should be about the negative headlines coming out of the region over Zambia’s recent default on its international bonds.  Is this the start of a w…

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