The day-long Summit on the Financing of African Economies wrapped up in Paris on Tuesday and left a lot of people scratching their heads wondering what exactly was the purpose of the gathering.
Unlike Monday’s event that focused on Sudanese debt relief and featured host Emmanuel Macron unveiling a series of concrete measures, including the cancellation of $5 billion of loans that Khartoum owes Paris and a $1.5 billion loan for Sudan to repay its obligations to the IMF, the final communiqué for Tuesday’s summit was non-committal and vague.
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