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Growth forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa economies

In Sub Saharan Africa, growth is expected to rebound by 2.3 per cent in 2021 and 3.1 percent in 2022 from a 2.0 percent contraction in 2020 according to a report by World Bank.

The report is dubbed “Covid-19 and the future of work in Africa: Emerging trends in digital technology adoption” by the World Bank.

Rebound in private consumption, industry and services will be supported by continued growth in the agriculture sector, rise in commodity prices due to rising demand for commodities.

This recovery may however be affected by delayed access to covid-19 vaccines and the resurgence of the pandemic.

Private consumption and business investment spending are likely to be affected by restrictions in case of a second wave before vaccines become widely available.

In 2022, growth is expected to rise to 4.1 percent as vaccines rollouts increases across the region, therefore, providing a stronger boost to consumer and …