The webinar will focus on the macroeconomic and political outlook for the Sub-Saharan African region as a whole, with a particular focus on the major economies.
We will look at the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, roll-outs of Covid-19 vaccines – notably on commodity prices, and inflation – and outline the potential risks in terms of political instability. We will also look at likely growth and other macro performance in 2022.
Topics covered will include:
- Global regional context
- The Sub-Saharan Africa growth outlook
- Economic prospects (growth, fiscal policy, FX etc) for the major economies in Southern, West and East Africa
- The impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and implications for performance in 2022
- Political risk