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    Editors’ Roundtable: Coup chaos in Guinea spooks miners

    This week we talk about the economic and political implications of the coup in mining hub Guinea that removed President Alpha Condé, we review the success of the NBA's Basketball Africa League in Rwanda, and take a look at the booming fintech unicorns of West Africa.

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In the December / January issue of African Business, out now, we take an in-depth look at whether the actions taken by the international community at Cop26 in Glasgow were enough to save Africa from a climate catastrophe.

While supporters say that the conference secured wins on deforestation and methane emissions, critics say that the continent still needs hundreds of billions of dollars of new support – and an immediate end to coal use by the world’s most polluting nations. With Cop27 returning to Africa next year and the clock running out to avert disaster, we ask what more must be done.