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Beyond Oil

Stronger oil prices in early 2017 mean signs of economic recovery but this will remain fragile until new policies are in place.

Strong Policies Can Support Economic Recovery

The latest economic analysis for the region predicts predicts economic activity will decline by 3.3 percent in 2020, confirming the region’s first recession in 25 years.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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