Economic growth in Africa is expected to accelerate to 4.2 per cent in 2016 following a disappointing performance last year.
Overall global growth is forecast at just under 3 per cent.
The projections come in the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report published this month.
Marc Stocker is a senior economist at the Bank and co-author of the report.
Daniel Dickinson asked him what was driving growth after last year’s slowdown.