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Donald Kaberuka

AFDB: All Africans must benefit from the continent's economic growth

September 1, 2011

Economically, Africa has been growing apace according to Donald Kaberuka, the president of the African Development Bank. But socially the continent is still struggling. The north African uprisings show that now, more than ever, it is time to focus on what Africans actually want.

Italy public debt

The sorry and familiar story of Italy's debt crisis

September 1, 2011

Huge public debts, lacklustre political leadership, teetering on the edge of an abyss... For Italy in 2011, read Italy in 1992, or Italy in the mid 1970s. The country has failed to learn the lesson of past crises and will have to make some unpopular decisions if it is to break this cycle.

Magnus Bocker
Atushi Saito

Japan still integral to Asian and global economic progression

September 1, 2011

Moves to establish economic communities in Asia are gathering pace. Atsushi Saito, president and CEO of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, explains why Japan will be a leader in any such regionalisation.

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