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Nigeria border closure hits Benin hard [Business Africa]

Nigeria border closure hits Benin hard [Business Africa]

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Nigeria closed its borders to neighboring countries, particularly Benin nearly two months now.

What are the reasons behind this closure and its trickling ramifications on the two countries?

Sub-Saharan Africa: slower growth in 2020 (IMF)

African countries in the sub-Saharan zone are likely to see a slower economic growth in 2020.

The growth forecasts established by the International Monetary Fund show a sharp decline due to a slowdown in exports driven by the global costs of products such as raw materials, particularly oil.

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