Angola’s New Road

Angola’s New Road

The oil-rich Southern African country bets its economic revival on an IMF bailout and a fresh pair of hands.

Mauritius: Small But Nimble

Mauritius: Small But Nimble

Mauritius is hoping to parlay its record as a wealth haven and FDI magnet into a new, knowledge-based economy and financial hub for Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Increasingly Diverse Landscape

Increasingly Diverse Landscape

Sector and geographical diversity in our ranking are on the rise, as oil and gas keep a low profile and big sub-Saharan economies stall.   

A Trade Bloc Is Born

A Trade Bloc Is Born

A new tariff-reduction deal aims to knit Africa together economically. But with infrastructure and productivity deficits, is the continent ready to take advantage of it? 

Enter The Dragon

Chinese finance is stepping up in Africa. While other powers worry about Beijing’s growing influence, it’s hard for cash-strapped governments to say no. 

New Road To Growth

A free trade pact, new infrastructure investment, and diaspora bonds are some of the ingredients in Africa’s recipe for economic expansion.