Of the 19 Sub-Saharan African cities examined in the MasterCard African Cities Growth Index, capital cities of Ghana, Zambia and Angola has been adjudged as having the highest economic growth potential in the next five years.

According to the MasterCard African Cities Growth Index produced by Professor George Angelopulo of the University of South Africa (UNISA) on behalf of MasterCard; Accra, the capital city of Ghana, has the highest growth potential, followed by Lusaka and Luanda.

On the other hand, Harare (Zimbabwe), Kano (Nigeria), Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), and Khartoum (Sudan) were deemed to have the lowest growth potential of the 19 cities examined in the study.

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