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Nigeria border closure hits Benin hard [Business Africa]

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<p>Nigeria closed its borders to neighboring countries, particularly Benin nearly two months now. </p> <p>What are the reasons behind this closure and its trickling ramifications on the two countries? </p> <h2 style="font-size:16px;">Sub-Saharan Africa: slower growth in 2020 (<span class="caps">IMF</span>)</h2> <p>African countries in the sub-Saharan zone are likely to see a slower economic growth in 2020. </p> <p>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.</p>
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