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

Our baseline forecast is that the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war will lower overall world GDP by around 0.2% this year, but the impact on each...

Ripple effects of a Russia-Ukraine war

Posted by Callee Davis on Mar 3, 2022 1:48:00 PM

Economies across the globe will be impacted by the Russia-Ukraine war, and African markets won’t be spared. Some of Africa’s more import-reliant...

Africa political economy watchlist 2022

Posted by Zaynab Mohamed on Feb 10, 2022 8:40:51 AM

Our political economy watchlist looks at the political drivers behind economic matters in Africa. We focus on key developments in each region and...

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 economic...

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

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 is...