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EIU forecasts 30% decline in FDI flows into SSA in 2020

The Economist Intelligence Unit has reported that foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa will fall by 30 per cent this year, with oil and gas producers facing the biggest knock. Pat Thacker, Editorial Director of India, Middle East & Africa at the Economist Intelligence Unit joins CNBC Africa for more.

Botswana revises 2019 GDP growth down to 3.6%

Botswana’s economy is expected to grow by 3.6 per cent this year, which is down from a previous forecast of 4.3 per cent. According to President Mokgweetsi Masisi the GDP for the diamond mining nation is estimated to expand by 4.4 per cent in 2020. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Sanya Suri, Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit.