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

Egypt | When hot money is not so hot

Posted by Callee Davis on Jan 18, 2022 2:37:00 PM

Portfolio inflows have become a lifeline for Egypt's external position, so much so that their sudden reversal poses a serious threat to foreign...

Africa Watchlist 2022

Posted by Jacques Nel on Dec 15, 2021 3:35:00 PM

Uneven economic recovery, divergence in vaccination rates and intensifying fiscal pressures have been central themes affecting the African...

Although Africa's carbon footprint is currently relatively small, the continent is severely vulnerable to the effects of climate change....

Africa Country Insight: Ethiopia

Posted by Irmgard Erasmus on Nov 19, 2021 6:16:12 AM

Civil war in Ethiopia has put the country on a different developmental trajectory. International and regional stakeholders cautioned that Ethiopia...

South Africa will hold its local government elections on November 1 with popular discontent and voter apathy at an all-time high. The ruling...

A combination of necessity and opportunity led African economies to accumulate debt at warp speed in the pandemic era. We estimate that fiscal...

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,...