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NEW! Africa Risk Reward Index

NKC African Economics’ and Control Risks’ Africa experts are pleased to present the fifth edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index. The index captures the evolution of the investment environment and risk landscape in major African markets.

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Get unparalleled economic and political insight into 54 African economies. Download up to three Research Briefings for free. Or, to get unlimited access to NKC African Economics' full database of briefings, commentary, daily analysis, high-quality research and data, request a free trial today.

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  • Sisi’s #Egypt: Mega-projects, scared citizens, no succession plan theafricareport.com/58444/al-sisis…

  • President Tshisekedi of the #DRC’s next move against his predecessor, Joseph Kabila, is aimed at PM Sylvestre Ilunga. While the legality of the motion itself is unclear, it has shown that the president now has the upper hand in the legislature.

  • Polisario vows that the war against #Morocco for the #WesternSahara will “continue and escalate” after firing rockets at a position near Guerguerat on Saturday night. We see essentially no risk of conflict beyond occasional pot shots at bases.

  • The High Court of #Malawi dismissed the application by former president Peter Mutharika to lift restrictions on his bank accounts which were frozen by the Anti-Corruption Bureau as part of an investigation into a MK5bn cement scandal.

  • Another leaked document from the Fishrot corruption scandal in #Namibia alleges that Swapo and President Hage Geingob benefitted from the N$2.5bn scheme. The new evidence will contribute to the increasing decline in support for the current government.

  • .#Morocco`s consumer price index (CPI) registered deflation in December, driven by declining food prices.

  • .#CotedIvoire announces that the arrival of its first batch of 100,000 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech #Covid19 #vaccine has been delayed by two weeks and will now take place in the middle of February. Much more will be required to attain herd immunity.

Africa Economic Insight

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Sample Country Report

Download a free sample report, highlighting our economic analysis, as well as incorporating our political assessment for Nigeria in 2018.

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Bespoke Policy and Scenario Analysis

A detailed scenario analysis of different policy actions the Central Bank of Nigeria could take in response to the foreign exchange liquidity squeeze in 2016, the effects on foreign reserves to be expected under each, and the resulting consequences for firms needing to repatriate profits.

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Bespoke Macroeconomic Report

A report on logistics in Djibouti covering infrastructure, human resources, electricity and the financial sector, and which included macroeconomic overviews of the neighbouring countries for which Djibouti serves as a transport hub. For an Emirati harbour logistics firm.

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