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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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  • .#SouthAfrica’s level of foreign reserves declined further to $53.8bn in March.

  • Talks between #Ethiopia, #Egypt and #Sudan over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (#Gerd) in #Kinshasa, #DRC, comes up empty and produces angry words as Addis Ababa is set to resume the filling of the reservoir with summer rains.

  • There are 114,937 active cases of #Covid19 in #Africa. #Ethiopia, #Tunisia and #Cameroon recorded the most new cases this week. Additionally, the vaccination drive on the continent has been slow. Only #Morocco and #Seychelles have fully inoculated 1% of their population.

  • Headline inflation in #Tanzania eased by 0.1 ppt to 3.2% y-o-y in March. All in all, #CPI #inflation averaged 3.3% y-o-y in Q1 2021, slightly higher than the average of 3.1% y-o-y observed in Q4 2020.

  • Increased #lockdown restrictions in #Tunisia after spike in daily Covid-19 cases.

  • The economic recovery in #Lesotho tumbles in Q4 2020 as pandemic-related disruptions remain in play.

  • A series of court cases and arrests in #Morocco is highlighting the pressures that dissidents and independent journalists face. The trend on civil liberties is negative.

Africa Economic Insight

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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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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