War in Ukraine to slow down Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic growth

Sub-saharan Africa now faces new economic growth challenges, compounded by the Russian invasion of Ukraine

A World Bank report estimates growth at 3.6 per cent in 2022, down from 4 per cent in 2021 as the region continues to deal with new COVID-19 variants

The growth trajectory for Cameroon, which has a somewhat diversified economy, shows sustained robust performance, reaching 4.4 per cent in 2024.

The analysis notes that recovery remains uneven, incomplete and is happening at varied rates of speed across the region.