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Africa to G20 Members: Pay a Little Now or Pay a Lot Later

A Unemployed Graduate of South Africa holds a placard and raises her fist while staging a demonstration at Church Square in Pretoria on August 14, 2020. They are demanding that government must create job opportunities, for government to fill all vacancies and for graduates to receive a monthly grant of 500 South African Rand (about 28 USD). Phill Magakoe / AFP

When things fall apart no one will be able to say they didn’t see it coming.

Last year, when we spoke with Ghananian conservationist Kofi Agbogah, executive director of the NGO Hεn Mpoano, for the China in Africa Podcast, he issued an ominous warning about the consequences of Chinese overfishing in West Africa’s coastal waters. 

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