Africa : Africa's top 4 economies are in trouble

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    Video: Africa's top 4 economies are in trouble



    Growth in Africa has outpaced most emerging markets in recent years, but that's changing fast as a slew of problems beset its leading economies.

    Cheap oil, political uncertainty and weak banks are all to blame.

    Here's what you need to know about sub-Saharan Africa's big four:

    South Africa

    The prospects for Africa's most advanced economy are not looking good. The country is set to grow by just 0.6% this year, according to the International Monetary Fund. It's one of the slowest growing countries in one of the world's fastest growing territories ...



    http://money.cnn.com/2016/04/15/new...-south-africa-nigeria-kenya-angola/index.html

    Africa's top 4 economies are in trouble

    Four of Africa's top economies -- South Africa, Nigeria, Angola and Kenya -- are all suffering for different reasons.
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