In recent times there have been several new reports focusing on growth and development prospects for the African continent. Contained within them is plenty of useful background analysis and comment for students and teachers who spend time looking at developments and issues affecting Africa as part of their economics studies. Follow the links below for more details:
IMF Finance and Development Blog
Africa’s New Engine - Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology and Globalization Project at Harvard Kennedy School
McKinsey Global Institute
African Development Bank
October 2011: IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Resources on Africa and individual countries - click here
This resource comprises a complete collection of editable lesson topic worksheets and exam-style case studies that are ideal for teaching individual topics for the whole Year 1 (AS) teaching content.