Tag: Francois Conradie

NKC African Economists: COVID-19 shock to slow Africa’s growth to 1990 lows

The coronavirus economic shock is expected to plunge Africa to its weakest growth rate since the 1990s. That’s according to preliminary research from NKC African economics. Key sectors such as tourism, exports and trade are expected to get knocked inflating the continents challenges around unemployment and poverty. Francois Conradie, Senior Political Economist from NKC African Economists joins CNBC Africa for more.

How the global economic slowdown impacts African economies in Q3

There are fears that the African economy will be affected much with the increasing uncertainty in the global economy. To shed more light on their Quarterly economic forecast on Africa, Head of research at Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Francois Conradie joins CNBC Africa for more.

Political stability key to EA’s economic growth prospects – Report

According to the recently released Economic Insights (Q4) report by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, political stability has been a key factor in the GDP growth of African countries, Francois Conradie, Head of Research at NKC African Economics joins CNBC Africa to look at the role of political stability in the growth of East African economies in 2018/19.