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

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, the...

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...

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 recorded...

Côte d'Ivoire managed to stave off the worst effects of the Covid-19 pandemic as the country successfully avoided a recession in 2020. While a strong...

Africa Country Insight: Egypt

Posted by Oxford Economics Africa on Apr 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Egypt has proven to have one of the most resilient emerging market economies on the globe in the face of the crisis sparked by Covid-19, but the...

Country Insight: Morocco

Posted by Oxford Economics Africa on Mar 11, 2021 10:55:11 AM

Our latest Country Insight Research Briefing provides a brief overview of the most important macroeconomic and political developments in Morocco. We...