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Where wealth is concentrated in Africa

Anna Fleck for Statista May 30, 2024

56 percent of Africa’s millionaires and over 90 percent of its billionaires lived in just five countries in 2023 - South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya and Morocco, according to The Africa Wealth Report 2024.

“Silent demise” of world’s vast rangelands threatens food supply of billions, warns UNCCD report

bne IntelliNews May 21, 2024

Sixty-plus experts examine degradation caused by land overuse and misuse, climate change and biodiversity loss.

IMF: Sub-Saharan Africa's growth requires quality education for growing population

Michele Fornino, Andrew Tiffin for the IMF April 26, 2024

Demographic transition may be the biggest single opportunity for the economies of sub-Saharan Africa, but countries will only be able to enjoy the dividends if they make sufficient investment in education.

IMF: Paying Africa’s Climate bill

MICHAEL OLABISI is an assistant professor at Michigan State University April 24, 2024

The world's poorest countries, especially those in Africa, are struggling to pay for a climate crisis they cannot afford.

Disaster season: heat waves sweep the world – in charts and maps

Ben Aris in Berlin April 8, 2024

In the last week temperatures have soared, breaking monthly records in nearly half the countries on the planet. In much of Europe temperatures have reached those of mid-summer in the first week of April.

COMMENT: Sub-Saharan Africa recovery stuck in low gear

bne IntelliNews March 28, 2024

Sub-Saharan Africa is poised for a gradual economic upturn in the coming years, buoyed by an enhanced external milieu that diminishes the risk of significant currency devaluations and sovereign defaults.

India to headline the rapid catch up of global emerging markets by 2050 – Capital Economics

Ben Aris in Berlin March 18, 2024

Emerging markets will overtake the Western world in terms of the collective nominal size of their economies by 2050, with China and India as the second and third largest behind the US, according to Capital Economics’ long-term forecasts.

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