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Africa Can Be World's Next Economic Hub - Singapore's Minister

With the right policies and linkages, Africa can become an indispensable global economic hub, Singapore's Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam noted Tuesday, commending the continent's diverse economic potential. Delivering this year's Kofi Annan Eminent Speakers' Lecture series at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan, Shanmugaratnam outlined five strategies which must underpin the continent's transformation drive and efforts to build inclusive growth.

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Singapore's Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam

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2019 Kofi A. Annan Eminent Speakers’ Lecture series at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan

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