Will Rising Debt Dampen East Africa's Growth?

While East African's economy is cited as being ahead in growth in sub-Saharan Africa, analysts are cautioning that the growth is largely superficial since it is being driven by public infrastructure investments as opposed to being private sector-driven, writes the Daily Nation. In the past 10 years the East African economies have borrowed over the U.S.$29.42 billion to grow their transport, communication, manufacturing and energy sectors.

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    Citizen, 7 January 2020

    East Africa's economic landscape is replete with contradictions: While it is cited as being ahead in economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa with its GDP projected to expand by 6.1… Read more »


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