Africa Risk-Reward Index

Control Risks’ and Oxford Economics’ Africa experts are pleased to present the fourth edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index. The index captures the evolution of the investment landscape in major Africa markets for both corporate decision-makers and financial investors and maps the trade-offs between risk and reward across the continent’s economies.

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  • #Gabon #IMF completed discussions for Article IV consultations as well as the fourth and fifth reviews of Gabon’s extended arrangement.

  • #Ethiopia swells with pride as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Whether or not he deserves it is secondary to us. Of primary importance is whether it will boost his local legitimacy and give him soft power on the world stage.

  • Fitch affirms #Ghana’s rating at B/stable. Public finances are now seen on an improving trend but downside risks remain significant - contingent liabilities in the financial sector and at SOEs still a problem, with a risk of slippages prior to the election.

  • #Rwanda inflation up notably in September: All Rwanda CPI up 4.6%; Urban CPI up 3.1%. Increases largely due to higher food prices.

  • #Africa EA economies to outpace growth of other regional blocs theeastafrican.co.ke/business/East-… via @The_EastAfrican

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