South Africa

Open Budget Survey

South Africa tops Sub-Saharan Africa open budget survey, with Ghana placing second

Ghana was placed second next to South Africa in an open budget survey for Sub-Saharan Africa, conducted by the World Bank group.  The third was Uganda, which came within close striking distance of 61 points with a score of 53 percent, with both following South Africa which emerged first in the region with a score of 85 percent. The Open Budget Survey is an assessment of fiscal transparency,...

Africa

Is time running out for Africa to industrialize?

Despite efforts made by countries over the years to industrialize, Africa's share of global manufacturing remains negligible. Manufacturing has been touted as the key to unlocking productive jobs, bigger export revenues, and sustainable development. In 2019, Africa’s industrial GDP expanded by 17% to $731 billion, with the value-added of manufacturing surging by 39%, according to the African...

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