East Africa achieves the highest growth!


(…) In Abidjan — East Africa, which best weathered the global economic crisis, is yet again projected to achieve the highest growth on the Continent at an average of more than 6 percent in 2010/2011, according to the African Development Bank (ADB).(…)

(…) “The good news is that the continent has proved resilient to the crisis. The bad news is that, despite rebounding growth next year, the downturn could make it more difficult for some African countries to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDGs) of halving the number of people living in poverty by 2015,” Henri-Bernard Solignac-Lecomte, Head of the Europe, Africa and Middle East Desk at the OECD Development Centre said in a press release. (…) read

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