July 6, 2012

Africa's Growing Middle Class Drives Development

Knaup & Puhl, Der Spiegel

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Africa's growing middle class is fueling development across the continent. Ambitious entrepreneurs are creating growth with companies focusing on everything from fashion to pharmaceuticals. But poor infrastructure, corruption and political conflict are hampering their efforts.

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