Improving Oil, Commodity Prices Bring Hope for Economies
A new International Monetary Fund report is too pessimistic on the outlook for sub-Saharan Africa, and positive developments present a key opportunity for the region to tackle rising and unsustainable debt levels, says a British-based economist.
ODI, 1 November 2017
The International Monetary Fund's latest report on the economic outlook for sub-Saharan Africa, is too gloomy, says an economist at the Overseas Development Institute, the UK's… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 30 October 2017
Until a couple of years ago, all financial institutions and investment banks were celebrating 'Africa Rising', in a symphony of compliments that should have cautioned any… Read more »
IMF, 30 October 2017
The broad-based slowdown in sub-Saharan Africa is easing, and growth is expected to pick up to 2.6 percent in 2017 from last year's 1.4 percent, the IMF said in its latest Regional… Read more »
Copper miners at work in Uganda. The price of the commodity has risen by one third.
New reports from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund say that despite a modest economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa, its pace is sluggish and the prospects of growth ... Read more »