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...

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...

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. External...

A more favourable external backdrop for African frontier market economies is juxtaposed against rising idiosyncratic risks, including setbacks to...

South Africa’s recovery tracker has deteriorated over the past two months against the backdrop of a second wave of Covid-19 infections and renewed...

Zimbabwe once again faces a period of extreme macroeconomic instability. Ineffective policymaking has seen the country flip-flopping between currency...

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 to...