Sub-Saharan Africa


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the region of Africa to the south of the Sahara Desert

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According to the World Bank, approximately 600 million people live without a reliable energy source in sub-Saharan Africa.
4 million joint initiative of IFC and the Mastercard Foundation, to advance financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
There are 6,079 export-oriented firms in Tunisia according to figures for 2016, including 686 active on the Sub-Saharan Africa market.
Trade and economic trends Trade figures for 2016 revealed that a majority of merchandise exports from Sub-Saharan Africa were primary products which accounted for around 78.
The report confirmed that hotel operating performance in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2016 and 2017 was challenging.
It forecasts that the number of unique mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will grow from 420 million (43 per cent of the population) at the end of 2016 to 535 million (50 per cent of the population) in 2020, making it the fastest growing region in the world over this period.
Of the 411m mobile money accounts globally, over half (223m) are in sub-Saharan Africa.
The report argues that "all sources of investment" in power need to be encour- aged in Africa and that for IPPs to flourish, "countries in Sub-Saharan Africa need dynamic, least-cost planning linked to the timely, competitive procurement of new power generation capacity.
The report argues that "all sources of investment" in power need to be encouraged in Africa and that for IPPs to flourish, "countries in Sub-Saharan Africa need dynamic, least-cost planning linked to the timely, competitive procurement of new power generation capacity.
Traditional banks have struggled to expand their presence into the more rural and remote parts of Sub-Saharan Africa due to the high cost of establishing a brick-and-mortar presence in these areas.
It also consider implications of the ongoing demographic transition in the region, and suggests that sub-Saharan Africa could benefit from a demographic dividend.
The epidemic has not only highlighted the health challenges faced by many poor countries in sub-Saharan Africa but serves as an urgent call to overhaul the weak health systems.
Global Banking News-April 17, 2015--Report says mobile banking set to grow in sub-Saharan Africa
Repayments are dependent on continued strong economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa but growth is now at risk of stalling as export markets slow and commodity prices - especially oil - plummet.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the recent passage of the Energize Africa Act, which promotes electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa.