Tag: sub sahara

COVID 19 in Sub Sahara

In the years before the pandemic sub-Saharan Africans were some of the world’s most optimistic people.   When covid-19 first struck, a lot of pundits thought Africans might be spared the worst, because so many are young or work on the land. Yet it now looks as if the virus will leave more lasting scars […]

Sub Saharan African economies

Sub-Saharan Africa is not growing as fast as expected, here’s why: Sub Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth is slower than expected, according to the October 2018 issue of Africa’s Pulse, the bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies by the WorldBank. The average growth rate in […]