Africa

World Bank: High African Growth Offset by Persistent Povertyi
X
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.


You May Like

Lesotho Faces New Round of Violence, Political Crisis

Brutal killing of military officer has sent former leaders back into S. Africa where they're watching anxiously as regional officials head in to try to restore peace More

Video US Diplomat Expects Adoption of Bosnian Massacre Anniversary Resolution

Samantha Power says there's broad consensus about killings in Bosnia's war, but Russia calls resolution 'divisive,' backs UN countermeasure More

UN Report Exposes Widespread Boko Haram Atrocities

Damning report graphically details pattern of vicious, widespread atrocities committed by Islamist militants More