Friday, 22 November 2013

Statement at the Africa Industrialization Day celebration held in New York, 22 November 2013

Africa’s growth rates have been astonishing. And Africa’s growth prospects remain strong, too, at an expected rate of 5.1 per cent in 2014. But at the same time so many young Africans are excluded from the economy. I asked myself, how can we make growth more inclusive? How can we sustain our economic path when the future of so many young men and women is potentially bleak, at best?

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