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Africa's Pulse


Released on Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Volume 22 - October 2020 - Charting the Road to Recovery

Africa’s Pulse is a biannual analysis of the near-term macroeconomic outlook for the region, published around the World Bank/IMF Spring and Annual meetings each April and October. Each issue also includes a special focus on a particular development challenge that is shaping Africa’s economic future.


The lastest volumes

Volume 21 - April 2020 - Special sections: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)


Volume 20 - October 2019 - Special sections: Empowering African Women and Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa

Volume 19 - April 2019 - Special sections: Fragility and the Digital Transformation

Volume 18 - October 2018 - Special section: Boosting Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Role of Human Capital.

Volume 17 - April 2018: Special section: Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume 16 - October 2017: Special section: Skills Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume 15 - April 2017: Special section: The Region’s Infrastructure Performance Across Sectors.

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