How the Russia-Ukraine War Impacts Africans

If you would like to receive Africa Brief in your inbox every Wednesday, please sign up here . The highlights this week: China appoints a Horn of Africa envoy , the United States carries out a drone strike in Somalia , and the Democratic Republic of the Congo regains lucrative […]

In Modern War, Short-Sellers Aren’t on the Sidelines

When news of the 100,000 Russian troops positioned on the Ukrainian border emerged late last year, investors paid instant attention. The relatively small cohort that had been brave enough to invest in Ukraine began leaving . The country’s sovereign dollar bonds plummeted, and the cost of protection against a Ukrainian […]