Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to remain robust and grow by 5 percent in 2013 and 6.2 percent in 2014, according to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) latest Regional Economic Report Outlook published on Thursday.

The IMF said the latest outlook is not as strong as that of its May 2013 edition. It is  characterised by rising financing costs, less dynamic emerging market economies, and less favourable commodity prices as well as diverse domestic factors.


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