Africa

Africa investment overview Q1 2016

A 54-nation land mass capable of fitting China, the US and Canada within its borders, the continent of Africa is as diverse as it is vast. While smaller emerging nations such as the Ivory Coast and Rwanda are expected to experience 6.5% and 6.4% growth in GDP respectively, larger economies are stalling.

Former economic leaders Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria have been affected by political instability and falling oil prices, which the IMF projects could slump as low as $20 per gallon. South Africa’s unemployment reached 25% at the end of last year, and the installation of three…

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