CONNOR VASEY co-leads the proprietary research arm of Asoko Insight, and works as a freelance analyst focussing on developments in the African political economy.

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The Merkel-Schäuble brand of development has manifested in the private-sector led ‘Compact with Africa’. Developmental considerations aside, investors should continue to hold their breath.

Connor Vasey August 14, 2017