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Charlie Robertson, Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital: Highlights in Africa over 2020 and a look ahead to 2021

In this episode we are joined by renowned Africa commentator, Charlie Robertson, chief economist for Renaissance Capital.

Renaissance Capital is a specialist, leading emerging and frontier markets investment bank providing access to over 50 markets across the globe with operations in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, North America, and the Middle East.

Robertson talks to us about the main highlights in the political economy across the continent, concentrating on the key hubs, Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. We also look at the prospects for growth and development in 2021 given the constraints of the debt position of governments across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Robertson also offers his thoughts on the dynamics impacting South Africa’s recent sovereign debt downgrade and the likely effects of violence in Ethiopia.

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