As we suggested in some previous posts and in the editorial of the latest newsletter (, political instability, either due to electoral forces or security concerns, represents the major obstacle for economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Similar concerns have recently been voiced in a World Bank report, that received some attention in the African media.–insecurity-pose-threats-to-region-economy-/-/2560/3036114/-/8qj0xhz/-/index.html