Sub-Saharan Africa’s macroeconomic prospects remain promising. Despite headwinds, medium-term growth for Africa remains favorable. Regional GDP growth is projected to strengthen to an average annual pace of 5.2 percent in 2015-16 from 4.6% in 2014, and rise to 5.3% in 2017.
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During a visit to four countries in Africa, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim pledged $1.8 billion to the Horn of Africa, and an additional $100 million to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to fight the Ebola epidemic.Read More »