Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Africa Takes Off - Sub-Saharan Africa is starting to shed its reputation as an economic laggard. The West should pay attention
Pity sub-Saharan Africa -- but maybe for not much longer. In the first decade of the new millennium, six of the world's ten fastest-growing economies (Angola, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Chad, Mozambique, and Rwanda) were from this region. And in eight of the past ten years, it has grown faster than Asia.