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Time is Running Out For African Debt Relief

SIMON MAINA / AFP

It must be weird for African finance ministry officials to watch how large governments around the world have moved with unprecedented speed to pass trillions and trillions of dollars in emergency relief aid to bolster their own economies. Even the completely dysfunctional U.S. Congress that passes fewer laws every year than a local city council, managed to find a way to get a lot of money through the system.

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