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World Bank: High African Growth Offset by Persistent Povertyi
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April 16, 2013 8:19 PM
The World Bank invited journalists from about 20 African countries via webcam on Monday to join in the conversation about their latest report on the continent’s economy. Sub-Saharan African countries continue to grow at a strong pace the report says but high inequality and resource dependence have dampened the poverty-reducing effect of income growth. Mariama Diallo reports.

World Bank: High African Growth Offset by Persistent Poverty

Published April 16, 2013

The World Bank invited journalists from about 20 African countries via webcam on Monday to join in the conversation about their latest report on the continent’s economy. Sub-Saharan African countries continue to grow at a strong pace the report says but high inequality and resource dependence have dampened the poverty-reducing effect of income growth. Mariama Diallo reports.


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