Dealing with the economic consequences of conflict in sub-Saharan Africa

PUBLISHED: Tue, 14 May 2019 08:39:24 GMT


The International Monetary Fund says about a third of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been affected by conflict, which is usually persistent. IMF also notes that on average, the annual growth in countries in conflict is about three percentage points lower. Abebe Selassie, Director of the African Department at IMF says human outcomes are deteriorating rapidly in affected areas. He joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor, Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives and Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria to discuss this….

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