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Can the host sustain it’s rank? With a population estimated at 85 million Ethiopia is the second most populous in the continent next to Nigeria, and a recent forecast by the Economist Intelligence Unit declared its economy is the third fastest growing next only to that of India and China.  …
WEF-News-21 flash

The ongoing World Economic Forum today debated on how best to maximize social and economic returns, increasing private sector investment and reaping benefits from leapfrogging within the continent. According to WEF in the past years transportation, energy and communication investments contributed substantially more to per capita growth in Africa than …
WEF-2012-047 flash

The first plenary session of World Economic Forum on Africa, taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from the 9th – 11, 2012, has held a discussion on issues related to fostering political stability, strengthening business environments and advancing regional integration. But talking high about the prospects of accelerating economic growth …