Consumer spending in North Africa will not only take a knock due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but consumer spending patterns will also shift....

Trends in how governments in Egypt and Kenya have raised and spent funds over the past decade or so, and changes in the structure of their debt...

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed two of Africa’s biggest risks: an inadequate healthcare system and a lack of fiscal space. Although some African...

The African economic landscape is set to take a battering this year as the Covid-19 pandemic spreads across the world. The continent is expected...

Minimising social costs is the top priority, but the economic costs related to lockdowns cannot be ignored. The collapse of financial support...

The enforcement of curfews and partial or complete lockdowns to flatten the Covid-19 infection curve will contribute to the African economy’s...

The slowdown in economic growth in Nigeria and Egypt and a deep economic contraction in South Africa alone will shave off 1 ppt from Africa’s...