Oxford Economics Africa and Control Risks’ Africa experts are pleased to present the fifth edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index.

Africa Country Insight: Ghana

Posted by Leeuwner Esterhuysen on Sep 17, 2021 2:15:30 AM

Ghana managed to fight off the worst effects of the Covid-19 pandemic last year. While the country's economic prospects remain largely positive,...

Foreign military involvement in Africa

Posted by Louw Nel on Sep 2, 2021 1:46:28 PM

Foreign militaries, especially those from the US and France, have invested enormous resources in battling Islamist militancy in Africa, but also...

Country Insight: Egypt - August 2021

Posted by Callee Davis on Sep 1, 2021 1:29:49 AM

The Egyptian economy has proven resilient in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, but more recent PMI figures suggest that the recovery has since...

Zambia - August elections a pivotal moment

Posted by Zaynab Mohamed on Jul 28, 2021 3:00:25 PM

The Zambia national elections that will be held on August 12 is the most unpredictable election since the country’s independence. Deteriorating...

Africa Country Insight: Nigeria

Posted by Jacques Nel on Jul 23, 2021 12:41:51 PM

Africa’s largest economy is recovering, but on some shaky macroeconomic fundamentals. Both price inflation and unemployment remain elevated....

Africa is a key source of the minerals that will be central to the green energy transition. The level of proven reserves means that the continent...

Country Insight: South Africa

Posted by Pieter du Preez on Jun 29, 2021 6:24:48 AM

South Africa was particularly hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic as the government imposed strict containment measures. As such, the economy...