Economic growth to accelerate in Africa but challenges remain

11 January 2016

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.

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