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Region Guide - Sub-Saharan Africa

News & analysis, data, and the latest articles and books on SSA countries for IMF staff.

Top News and Analysis Sources - SSA

Africa Confidential logo Africa Confidential - In-depth news and analysis on significant political, economic and security developments across the continent. Open to all IMF staff.
Africa Intelligence logo Africa Intelligence - Independent news site covering African politics, diplomacy, and economics, with added focus on energy, mining, infrastructure, defense, finance and commodities sectors. Open to all IMF staff.
China Global South Project logo China Global South Project - Daily news and analysis covering China’s engagement with Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Includes news feed, analyses, podcasts, videos, newsletters and special reports. Open to all IMF staff.
Factiva logo Factiva provides global news and business information. Users can search 33,000 authoritative sources in different language interfaces. Open to all IMF staff. Registration instructions.
EIU Viewpoint - Country analysis and forecasts, risk assessments, economic and market data, daily news analysis, industry trends and management strategies. Covers 45 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Open to all IMF staff.
Financial Times: Sub-Saharan Africa - FT is a British daily newspaper featuring international business & economic news. All IMF staff have access to the full content of the Financial Times. Open to all IMF staff. Registration instructions
Fitch BMI provides macroeconomic and political country risk research, as well as in-depth industry analysis covering 20 major sectors. Includes global coverage of country risk, operational risk, political risk, and industry research, including in 46 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.​ Open to all IMF staff.
Jeune Afrique logo Jeune Afrique - French-language pan-African weekly news magazine covering the news from Africa including business, finance, politics, culture, sports, society and health. Open to all IMF staff. Registration instructions.
Project Syndicate logo Project Syndicate - The African Century provides a unique platform for debate about the vital issues shaping African societies. Open to all IMF staff. Register here with your IMF email address.

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