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Sunday Times South Africa

The Sunday Times (South Africa), 14 May 2017

Nick Branson, Senior Researcher, was quoted in a story on the audit of Mozambique’s hidden debts.

The Sunday Times (South Africa), 30 April 2017

Nick Branson, Senior Researcher, quoted on the politics behind Mozambique’s debt crisis in the Business Times – a supplement of the Sunday Times, South Africa’s most-read weekly newspaper.

Mozambique’s debt crisis: Trawling for answers

In anticipation of an audit of borrowing by three Mozambican companies afforded questionable sovereign guarantees, this paper examines their debts and considers how the government and its creditors might extricate themselves from the current crisis.

Interactive Timeline of Mozambique’s debt crisis

A cast of international actors facilitated US$2 billion of borrowing by Mozambican corporations afforded dubious sovereign guarantees. Outsiders also played a critical role in uncovering the debts. This timeline highlights some important moments in an extremely fishy tale.

Power to the people? Prepaid electricity in Mozambique

Idalina Baptista explores how prepaid electricity in Maputo is challenging traditional ways of rolling out urban infrastructure.