Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, March 12, 2018 – The African Development Bank has expanded its flagship publication, the African Economic Outlook , with five regional reports. “High fiscal deficits and rising public debt pose challenges to macroeconomic stability in several southern African countries. West Africa: Progress in a contrasting panoramaAfter several good years, economic growth in West Africa stagnated at 0.5% in 2016. Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, Deputy Director General of the African Development Bank for West Africa, identified job creation, especially for young people as the big challenge for the sub-region. See Economic Outlook for West Africa 2018.
Source: The North Africa Journal March 13, 2018 09:33 UTC