NKC African Economics

NKC scans the political and macroeconomic conditions of 29 African countries and is able to measure country risk in detail. Our core expertise is our understanding of the continent’s opportunities and pitfalls due to our ability to weigh the political and macroeconomic risk.

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  • #Ghana's cedi is heading for its 25th straight year of declines against the U.S. dollar bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @markets

  • #SouthAfrica #SAA placed in business rescue. Protects the company from liquidation while the practitioner will be tasked with undertaking an SAA makeover with the aim of finding a potential suitor to ensure its long-term sustainability.

  • #SouthAfrica current account narrows in Q3, but less than expected.

  • No respite for recession-plagued #Namibia economy as central bank keeps interest rates unchanged.

  • #Moody’s revises outlook on #Nigeria B2 rating from stable to negative on mounting external and fiscal risks. Reserves remain on a downward trajectory and the foreign currency buffer remains susceptible to portfolio reversals and oil price developments.

  • #SouthAfrica Busa slams government’s inaction as SA teeters on technical recession iol.co.za/business-repor… via @IOL

  • Inflation nears a two-year low in #Tunisia. The headline print lowered to 6.3% y-o-y in November due to easing food, housing and transport costs.

  • Is #Mauritius ‘n goeie opsie vir beleggers? Deel 2 – WINSLYN | 3 DES 2019... youtu.be/Lj42eqhmW5E via @YouTube @WinslynTV @kykNETtv @divanbotha_ @NKCAfrica

  • Is #Mauritius ‘n goeie opsie vir beleggers? Deel 1 – WINSLYN | 3 DES 2019... youtu.be/bWutKYIMDa0 via @YouTube @WinslynTV @kykNETtv @divanbotha_ @NKCAfrica

  • #SouthAfrica Real GDP contracts again in Q3, signalling that 2019 will likely be the worst year since 2009.

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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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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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