Economic statistics regularly show steady progress in Africa’s development, even as much of the continent remains mired in poverty. One scholar says the truth often is obscured by a raft of misleading statistics.
Ethiopia announced last week that its economy had grown at a rate of more than 10 percent over the past two years. Official statistics indicate the Horn of Africa country has maintained double-digit growth for nearly a decade.
Ethiopia is not alone among sub-Saharan …
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