Southern African Development Community Data

Current platform capacity in Congo DR, Tanzania & Zambia.

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  • Ghana: March inflation rate remains unchanged at 10.3%
    on April 16, 2021

    The year-on-year inflation rate for March 2021 was unchanged at 10.3 percent.

  • Bank of Uganda keeps policy rate unchanged at 7%
    on April 16, 2021

    Uganda’s Central Bank kept its benchmark policy rate unchanged at seven percent Wednesday in a strategic move that promises stable lending rates amidst increased credit default levels and renewed strength in the value of the Uganda shilling against the US dollar.

  • Moody's affirms the Republic of the Congo's Caa2 ratings, maintains stable outlook
    on April 13, 2021

    Moody's Investors Service, has affirmed the Government of Republic of the Congo's (ROC) Caa2 long-term issuer ratings. The issuer outlook remains stable.

  • Fitch Upgrades Zambia's LC IDR to 'CCC'; Affirms FC IDR at 'RD'
    on April 12, 2021

    Fitch Ratings has upgraded Zambia's Long-term Local-Currency (LTLC) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'CCC' from 'CC' and has affirmed Zambia's Long-Term Foreign-Currency (LTFC) IDR at 'RD'.

  • Fitch Revises Cameroon's Outlook to Stable; Affirms at 'B'
    on April 12, 2021

    Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Cameroon's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Stable from Negative and affirmed the IDR at 'B'.

  • Kenya’s Inflation Rises to Ten-Month High
    on April 1, 2021

    Kenya’s annual inflation rose to 5.9% in March, the highest rate in 10 months, from 5.8% in February. The inflation rate maintained an upward trend mainly due to the increase in the price of fuel and some food items during that period. According to data from the Central Bank of Kenya, fuel price went up by 15.8% while the price of food items rose 6.7%. Non-fuel and non-food prices increased by 2.3%.

  • Ghana’s $3bn Eurobond Oversubscribed
    on April 1, 2021

    Government made a successful debut into the international debt capital markets securing $3 billion from an oversubscribed bond book value of $6 billion.

  • Fitch Affirms Kenya Rating at ‘B+’; Outlook Negative
    on March 31, 2021

    Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kenya Long-Term Foreign-Currency (LTFC) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘B+’ with a Negative Outlook.

  • Coca Cola Mulls Sale of its $6 Billion Africa Unit
    on March 31, 2021

    Soft drinks giant, Coca Cola company is mulling options for its bottling business in Africa, which includes either a sale or an Initial Public Offering (IPO). As Bloomberg reports, a sale or IPO of the stake could value the business at about $6 billion. However, this could change depending on the level of buyer interest.

  • Kenya maintains rate 7th time, sees economic rebound
    on March 30, 2021

    Kenya's central bank left its policy rate steady for the 7th time, confirming it still expects the economy to rebound strongly this year while inflation remains well anchored and is forecast to remain within the bank's target range in the near term.