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Gold: Still a safe haven asset in times of crisis

As a high-quality, liquid asset, gold performs especially well during times of systemic crisis, helping investors preserve capital.

Vulnerabilities pose threat to Zambia’s growth outlook

Zambia - According to the IMF, Zambia's growth outlook has potential, but lingering vulnerabilities pose risks to its outlook. The recent amendment to its mining royalties is a step in the right direction however. Low...

Guinean economy still reeling post Ebola

Guinea – 2015 will be another difficult one for the Guinean economy, reflecting the Ebola outbreak which is still not fully under control, sharply lower commodity prices, and the political uncertainty ahead of the...

Iron prices & Ebola in Sierra Leone result in economic slump

Sierra Leone - A sharp drop in iron ore price together the outbreak of Ebola in Sierra Leone have dealt a severe blow to the country's economy and resulted in a deep slump in economic activity. In...