The 52nd Session of the Conference of Ministers provides a suitable opportunity for African Ministers to examine the fiscal policies necessary for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area within the frameworks of the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063 and the critical role of private sector in the era of the digital economy. This year’s conference is taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with David Pierre about how the blue economy can alleviate poverty, inequality and unemployment on the continent.
The African Development Bank launched its African Economic Outlook for 2019 in Abidjan, and it estimates that average real GDP growth for the continent is expected at 4 per cent this year. The AfDB also stated that growth on the continent was 3.5 per cent in 2018 and is projected to reach 4.1 by 2020. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PWC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to share his thoughts on the AFDB’s projections.
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Africa’s challenge has never been a lack of good ideas, but rather the misalignment between existing infrastructure and the requirements of execution.