In 2015, many governments dipped into their reserves and pumped dollars into the market to support their respective currencies (Photo/ Flickr/ Abbyflatcoat)

Foreign Currency Reserves In Africa, End-2015; Some Are In Tatters

Though the majority of African countries are in the clear, for those that are not, the data shows there is little relationship between national savings and national wealth, economic size, growth rates, or political stability.