Africa in 2023: the (relatively few) rich get richer while times remain hard for the majority

Issue 475 - 28 Dec 2022 - By Jon Marks | 7 minute read

A realignment of global alliances is ever more apparent as the first anniversary of Russia’s attempted conquest of Ukraine approaches and global power and wealth seem to concentrate in ever fewer hands. This has been seen in the solidarity among members of the Opec+ oil exporters’ alliance, in which long western-aligned Saudi Arabia and President Vladimir Putin’s Russia remain the driving forces.

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