Economy

Malawi expects its GDP to grow by 5% this year followed by 7% in 2020 as a severe draught that has impacted agricultural production in recent years turns to rainfall. The Southern African nation’s economic growth has slowed while in the grip of an El Nino-induced...

A strong performance by the agricultural industry helped Kenya’s economy expand by 6.3% last year, according to latest figures from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). Adequate rainfall over the course of the wet season boosted the sector, a mainstay of the Kenyan economy, following...