The World Bank Group is beginning to work out the details of its new $60bn financing package for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Africa’s energy policy remains weak compared to other parts of the world, according to the World Bank.
Mining commodity and metals prices are on the up but precious metals prices to decline.
For some the Doing Business reports are a valuable guide. For others they are out of touch with reality.
Yvonne Ike, head of Sub-Saharan Africa at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, highlights the need to recalibrate the meaning of “Africa Rising”.
Sub-Saharan African countries were leading the way in reforms to improve business climate in 2016, World Bank says
Zimbabwe bond notes have been hailed by the government as the answer to the country’s cash shortages. But not all Zimbabweans are convinced.
Ratings agency Fitch warns Nigeria faces a debt mountain because of weak growth.
The World Bank is aiming to mobilise $16bn to help African countries adapt to climate change as the world gathers for crucial talks in Paris.
Sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 30% of the worldwide regulatory reforms that made it easier to do business in 2014/15.