Africa Economics

Africa Economics Weekly

11 January, 2019

Robust growth in South Africa, coup foiled in Gabon

South African output data released this week suggested that the economy slowed a touch in Q4. Even so, growth was still pretty strong by recent standards. Elsewhere, a coup attempt in Gabon revived memories of Africa’s chaotic 1970s. But such crises are increasingly rare in a region where institutions are – gradually – improving.

Access this publication and more, take our free trial subscription today.

Free Trial

Already a subscriber? Simply log in to view this article.

Save to Library

New Book

Making a Success of Brexit
and Reforming the EU

by Roger Bootle

"Outstanding - engaging - absorbing"
Daily Telegraph

Buy now on Amazon
We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Read our Cookie Policy for more information.