SA finance minister Malusi Gigaba says improving infrastructure is vital to intra-African trade © WEF
SA finance minister Malusi Gigaba says improving infrastructure is vital to intra-African trade © WEF

'Don’t blow budgets on infrastructure', African states told

4 May 2017

Sub-Saharan countries have been told to avoid “blowing their budgets” on infrastructure projects as the region’s economy picks up.

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa has rebounded after one of the worse declines in more than 20 years, the World Bank said. The region is expected to grow 2.6% in 2017, buoyed by increasing oil and commodity prices.

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