Africa: Report Warns of Unequal Growth Trajectory

The 2012 Africa Progress Report warns that, despite the continent's strong growth trajectory, rising inequalities in areas such as health and education are inhibiting social and economic progress.
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A fisherman in the Lomé harbour, Togo.

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  • Africa:  2012 Progress Report Warns of Rising Inequality

    Africa Progress Panel, 11 May 2012

    The 2012 Africa Progress Report, launched today by the Africa Progress Panel, warns that Africa's strong economic growth trajectory - which will see the region increase the pace of... read more »