African nations are drowning in debt. They are among the worst hit by the impact of extreme weather and food insecurity.
Yet, Africans have long complained about not having a say on issues that affect them the most, as global institutions are dominated by wealthy nations.
In what was seen as a powerful recognition of Africa’s status, the Group of 20 top world economies added the African Union as a permanent member. So will the G20 champion the developing world?
Elsewhere, we look at the cost of Morocco’s strongest earthquake in a century.
And as inflation hits a new record in Egypt, we explore how Egyptians are coping.
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