The economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is positive, with growth rising to 5.3% in 2012, and 5.6% in 2013, over the pre-crisis average level of 5%. This forecast would change in the event of a deteriorating global economy. Excluding South Africa, the continent’s largest economy, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to rise to 6%.
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September 17, 2014 — New analysis from the World Bank Group finds that if the Ebola epidemic continues to surge, its economic impact could deal a catastrophic blow to already fragile countriesRead More »
September 15, 2014 — Sustainable solutions such as the creation of protected zones, strict fishing regulations, and the use of more modern fish processing equipment have resulted in higher incomes for Senegalese fishermen. Read More »