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World Bank cautions Nigeria, others on 'excessive-borrowing' - The Nation Newspaper;

World Bank cautions Nigeria, others on 'excessive-borrowing' - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperWorld Bank cautions Nigeria, others on 'excessive-borrowing'The Nation NewspaperTo check this development, the World Bank is advocating “a balance between massive spending for development on the one hand and moderation in borrowing on the other. World Bank's Chief Economist for African Region, Albert Zeufack, spoke on the latest ...and more »

Nigeria needs reforms to hedge against future FX crisis -World Bank Africa economist - Reuters Africa;

Nigeria needs reforms to hedge against future FX crisis -World Bank Africa economist - Reuters Africa

Reuters AfricaNigeria needs reforms to hedge against future FX crisis -World Bank Africa economistReuters AfricaABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria needs to reform its finance to ensure it can hedge against any future currency crisis, the World Bank chief economist for Africa said on Wednesday. Albert Zeufack said currency adjustments could lead to higher inflation but ...and more »

Economic growth in Africa to recover to 2.6% in 2017 - Ghana Business News;

Economic growth in Africa to recover to 2.6% in 2017 - Ghana Business News

Ghana Business NewsEconomic growth in Africa to recover to 2.6% in 2017Ghana Business NewsThe economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover to 2.6 per cent in 2017 following a sharp down turn in 2016, according to the latest World Bank report – Africa's Pulse. The latest growth rate is an improvement on the 2016 rate which ...and more »

Strict foreign exchange policy hindering Nigeria's economic recovery – World Bank - TheNewsGuru;

Strict foreign exchange policy hindering Nigeria's economic recovery – World Bank - TheNewsGuru

TheNewsGuruStrict foreign exchange policy hindering Nigeria's economic recovery – World BankTheNewsGuruThe World Bank has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria's restrictions on access to foreign exchange is responsible for the country's slow economic recovery. The World Bank, in the latest Africa Pulse report, a biannual analysis of African economies ...and more »

World Bank cuts 2017 growth outlook for sub-Sahara Africa - Financial Times

World Bank cuts 2017 growth outlook for sub-Sahara AfricaFinancial TimesThe World Bank cut its growth outlook for sub-Saharan Africa on Wednesday, warning that the pace of recovery in the continent's largest economies has been slowed by insufficient policy responses to the commodity price crash that sparked fiscal crises.and more »

Urbanisation, is key to Africa's economic diversification – World Bank Africa economist - Naija247news;

Urbanisation, is key to Africa's economic diversification – World Bank Africa economist - Naija247news

Naija247newsUrbanisation, is key to Africa's economic diversification – World Bank Africa economistNaija247newsThe fall in commodity prices has posed a significant shock for the countries in Africa, newly appointed Chief economist for Africa Region at the World Bank, Albert Zeufack says the continent is in a critical moment which should be seen as an opportunity.and more »

World Bank lowers growth outlook for sub-Saharan Africa - Business Day (registration);

World Bank lowers growth outlook for sub-Saharan Africa - Business Day (registration)

Business Day (registration)World Bank lowers growth outlook for sub-Saharan AfricaBusiness Day (registration)Washington — The World Bank cut its growth projection for sub-Saharan Africa this year because of weak expansion in the region's three biggest economies, with low investor confidence in SA an issue. The region's gross domestic product (GDP) will ...and more »

World Bank puts Africa's 2017 growth at 2.6% - Citifmonline;

World Bank puts Africa's 2017 growth at 2.6% - Citifmonline

CitifmonlineWorld Bank puts Africa's 2017 growth at 2.6%CitifmonlineThe World Bank has revealed that economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is rebounding this year after registering the worst decline in more than two decades last year. According to the latest Africa's Pulse, which is the World Bank's bi-annual analysis ...and more »

World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth up in 2017 after poor 2016 performance - Ahram Online;

World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth up in 2017 after poor 2016 performance - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineWorld Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth up in 2017 after poor 2016 performanceAhram OnlineEconomic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is seen rising between this year and 2019, helped by better commodity prices and improved global conditions, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday. The bank said in its latest "Africa's Pulse" report ...and more »

Economic Growth in Africa is on the Upswing Following a Sharp Slowdown - Global News Network

Economic Growth in Africa is on the Upswing Following a Sharp SlowdownGlobal News NetworkWASHINGTON, April 19, 2017 ‒ Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is rebounding in 2017 after registering the worst decline in more than two decades in 2016, according to the new Africa's Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies ...and more »

Home Africa Investing World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth rising to 2.6 pct in... - Naija247news;

Home Africa Investing World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth rising to 2.6 pct in... - Naija247news

Naija247newsHome Africa Investing World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth rising to 2.6 pct in...Naija247newsDHAKA, BANGLADESH – OCTOBER 18: World Bank president Jim Yong Kim attends a press briefing on October 18, 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Yong Kim said the bank would invest $2 billion in the next three years for climate change projects. This is his ...and more »

World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth rising to 2.6 pct in 2017 - Reuters Africa

World Bank sees sub-Saharan Africa GDP growth rising to 2.6 pct in 2017Reuters AfricaNAIROBI, April 19 (Reuters) - Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is seen rising to 2.6 percent this year and further to 3.2 percent in 2018 and 3.5 percent a year later, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday. "The upturn in economic activity ...and more »

Sub-Saharan Africa 'looking up' - Times LIVE;

Sub-Saharan Africa 'looking up' - Times LIVE

Times LIVESub-Saharan Africa 'looking up'Times LIVEThe International Monetary Fund yesterday forecast 2.6% economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year, aided by a modest recovery in the continent's largest economies, those of South Africa, Nigeria and Angola.and more »

Sub-Saharan Africa economy predicted to grow 2.6 pct this year: IMF - Xinhua;

Sub-Saharan Africa economy predicted to grow 2.6 pct this year: IMF - Xinhua

XinhuaSub-Saharan Africa economy predicted to grow 2.6 pct this year: IMFXinhuaPhoto taken on Jan. 11, 2017 shows the first batch of locomotives for the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway in Mombasa, Kenya. Kenya has received six locomotives from China, which will run on a China-funded standard gauge railway (SGR) due to ...and more »

Survey Says: Kenya Has The Highest Number Of Millennials Betting On Sports - Konbini;

Survey Says: Kenya Has The Highest Number Of Millennials Betting On Sports - Konbini

KonbiniSurvey Says: Kenya Has The Highest Number Of Millennials Betting On SportsKonbiniNo doubt, sports betting is common in Nigeria, but a recent survey has shown that Nigerian millennials have nothing on their Kenyan counterparts when it comes to gambling. The survey which was conducted by Geopoll revealed that, in sub-Saharan Africa, ...and more »