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Vol 58 No 10

Published 12th May 2017


Gabon

What Bongo owes

The International Monetary Fund has confirmed the dire state of the Gabonese economy in its Regional Economic Outlook report for sub-Saharan Africa, released on 9 May. Far worse than expected, the statistics show an economy in free fall since chronic fiscal waste persisted even after the world oil price fell so steeply.

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