Southern Africa likely to see GDP growth above 2% in the next two years

The African Development Bank (AfDB) expects real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the Southern African region to improve to 2% in 2018 and then to 2.4% in 2019. The’Southern Africa Economic Outlook Report 2018′, released by the AfDB, in Pretoria, on Monday, states that there is cautious optimism for the economic outlook for the Southern African region, but warns that there are diverging growth patterns for the region’s economies.