A series of photos from across Africa rounding up the news.
Zimbabwe’s December budget was seen as a positive start for its new government, but deeper changes will need to be made if the country is to attract international investors.
Kenya’s newly re-elected President Kenyatta faces problems with his discontented opponents in 2018, but prospects for the economy are looking up.
Since taking office in September, President João Lourenço has introduced economic reforms and made some bold political moves. Could this mark a new course for Angola?
In a year likely to be dominated by the 2019 elections, the Nigerian economy should see growth of 2–5%.