A man in Ethiopia working on a sewing machine © 123RF
A man in Ethiopia working on a sewing machine © 123RF

Will East Africa go from rags to riches?

12 April 2016

While research continues to show that East Africa has serious challenges to overcome, others feel it could rival Bangladesh in terms of apparel sourcing.

Writers and artists have long been inspired by what they consider to be the mysteries of Africa. But the puzzling discrepancies in long-term economic forecasts for the continent are probably not the kind of enigmas they had in mind.

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