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  • The World Bank says Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are showing strength in social policies on inclusion and structural reforms, but economic woes and wars are slowing progress.
  • In terms of regional disparities, 2022 witnessed a widening gap between Western and Central Africa and Eastern and Southern Africa.
  • These findings are contained in the World Bank’s Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) latest report. 

Economies in Africa are making significant steps in structural economic reforms as well as social policies on inclusion, but wars and persistent economic woes threaten to wipe out the gains.

Last year, a survey by the World Bank on poor countries shows that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa made considerable progress in institution both economic and social protection measures.

The World Bank’s Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) is as an annual tool designed for countries eligible for financial support from the International Development Association (IDA), an