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Africa Growth at 7-Year High, No Thanks to Its Major Economies

  • Continent’s economy to expand average 4% in 2019, AfDB says
  • Nigeria and South Africa among the worst-performing economies
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Growth in Africa’s two largest economies may be sputtering along but that won’t stop the continent’s gross domestic product from expanding at the fastest pace since at least 2012.