With increasing revisions to economic growth, a tough 2016 could still be in the offing, testing continent's famed resilience.
The spike in interest rates for mortgages, retail and commercial loans sets them up for default, repossession and foreclosures
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West Africa rebels against CFA franc, currency linked to colonial France. Analysts say it’s a ‘loveless marriage’
Critics like Chad’s President Deby says because the franc is pegged to the euro, a strong currency, it makes region’s exports uncompetitiveness.
South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya - three of the four biggest economies in sub- Saharan Africa - will this week decide on interest rates.
The arrangement has at time been heavily questioned, but for now CFA franc countries remain stable.
The mobile-phone company sees the naira deteriorating further.
It is becoming too costly for developing nations to defend their currencies, and it may just get worse, as events in Asia this Thursday showed.