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MUST READ: 2011 Africa Competitiveness Report
Africa has seen what can be termed an “economic resurgence” over the past decade: between 2001 and 2010, gross domestic product growth on the
continent averaged 5.2 percent annually—a rate also expected in 2011, and higher than the global average of 4.2 percent.
2011 Africa Progress Report
Every year, the Panel, with support from the Secretariat, draws on the expertise of a wide range of institutions and actors to compile a concise overview of the progress Africa has made over the previous year
Africa's Future and the World Bank's Support
Sub-Saharan Africa in 2011 has an unprecedented opportunity for transformation and sustained growth. Until the outset of the global economic crisis, economic growth had averaged 5 percent a year for a decade.
A panel of experts from the government, media, civil society and international community discussed the issues facing South Sudan, including: building infrastructure and institutions, security, diplomacy and trade. The discussion was moderated by Sudan in Focus co-hosts John Tanza Mabusu and Charlton Doki.
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China has had a long involvement with Africa, going back to the early days of independence movements in the 1960s and before. But the current level and intent of China’s involvement is different.
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