NKC African Economics

With our core expertise we specialise in providing economic forecasts and insights, political and risk assessments for 29 major African economies while assessing the economic trends for the remaining 25 countries on the continent.

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  • .#Moody's shifted #Mauritius's outlook to negative and affirmed its Baa1 rating.

  • .#Ethiopia prime minister Abiy Ahmed has taken a dominant position in the campaign for comprehensive stimulus packages and debt relief for the #Africa continent, as Ethiopia risks a growth plunge to 1.1%.

  • The Supreme Court of #Zimbabwe orders divided opposition party MDC to hold elective conference after ruling that Nelson Chamisa’s ascent to power was flawed; police immediately tried keeping him out of MDC buildings. Government is targeting the most popular opposition figure.

  • Rand recovers after plunging to all-time low moneyweb.co.za/news-fast-news… via @Moneyweb #SouthAfrica

  • There are slightly fewer new active #Covid19 cases in #Africa as of April 1: 470 compared to 473 the previous day. Total estimated at 5,639. Source: Johns Hopkins University

  • The tabling of #Namibia’s National Budget is on hold due to the outbreak of Covid-19. With trust in Swapo declining, will the release of government funds raise concerns among citizens?

  • .#Zambia announced the initial fiscal response to limit the economic pain dealt by the Covid-19 pandemic. Direct aid from international stakeholders and possible debt relief negotiations will determine the scope of fiscal response, and dictate the depth and duration of recession.

  • CPI rebased in #Kenya and inflation ticks lower to 6.1% y-o-y from 6.4% y-o-y in February on the back of weaker domestic demand and lower global oil prices. But food price inflation edged higher as the costs of some grains, fruits and vegetables rose.

Africa Economic Insight

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Bespoke Policy and Scenario Analysis

A detailed scenario analysis of different policy actions the Central Bank of Nigeria could take in response to the foreign exchange liquidity squeeze in 2016, the effects on foreign reserves to be expected under each, and the resulting consequences for firms needing to repatriate profits.

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Bespoke Macroeconomic Report

A report on logistics in Djibouti covering infrastructure, human resources, electricity and the financial sector, and which included macroeconomic overviews of the neighbouring countries for which Djibouti serves as a transport hub. For an Emirati harbour logistics firm.

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