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Africa Risk Reward Index 2021

Oxford Economics Africa and Control Risks’ Africa experts are pleased to present the sixth 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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Gain unparalleled economic and political insight into 54 African economies. Download up to three Research Briefings for free. Or, to get unlimited access to Oxford Economics Africa's full database of briefings, commentary, daily analysis, high-quality research and data, request an obligation-free trial today.

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  • Jean-Marc Kabund, vice-president of the National Assembly in the #DRC, resigned on January 14, two days after a force under the command of the presidency raided his home. These developments suggest that the relationship between him and President Felix Tshisekedi has gone sour.

  • Expressions of support from across the region for the military government of #Mali, hit by #Ecowas sanctions, is indicative of one of our key trends for 2022: #France’s loss of influence in West Africa.

  • On Friday, #Fitch Ratings announced that it had decided to #downgrade #Ghana’s credit risk rating from ‘B’ to ‘B-’, citing fiscal concerns and the country’s effective loss of access to international capital markets. The ratings agency maintained its negative outlook.

  • .#Tunisia’s Interior Minister Taoufik Charfeddine repressed marches on Friday with some force. International coverage of the repression is doing President Saïed’s image harm, and he is losing support at home.

  • The December headline #inflation rate in #Botswana remained elevated near a nine-year high, still reflecting the impact of hefty fuel price hikes in 2021.

  • .#SouthAfrica Death of austerity, huge elections and threats of war: Political events to watch in #emergingmarkets in 2022 cnb.cx/33JciXZ @OEAfrica

  • Headline #inflation in #Angola continued to inch higher in December, reaching the highest rate since July 2017.

  • .#Mali’s military rulers are isolating the country from its neighbours and aligning themselves with Russia bloomberg.com/news/newslette… @OEAfrica

Africa Economic Insight

Gain unparalleled economic and political insight into 54 African economies. Download up to three Research Briefings for free. Or, to get unlimited access to Oxford Economics Africa's full database of briefings, commentary, daily analysis, high-quality research and data, request an obligation-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 2021.

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BESPOKE REPORT IN COLLABORATION WITH UNECA

Unemployment and underemployment remain pervasive across the continent, and demographic trends suggest that the situation will deteriorate further if not effectively addressed. In collaboration with UNECA, Oxford Economics Africa examined 34 employment initiatives across 15 different countries, with the aim that key lessons will inform policy recommendations across the continent.

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TAILORED ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Oxford Economics Africa has extensive experience in measuring economic footprints and conducting policy impact assessments, with the latter often necessitating sophisticated modelling expertise to map out digital economies, measuring the impact of complex tax scenarios and assessing the impact of shocks. We have also expanded our service offering, covering economic, environmental, and social impacts across the value chain, on a consistent basis and comparable with Sustainable Development Goals and Greenhouse Gas Protocol metrics.

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