Raila Odinga says poverty is a threat to stability of African countries
Statistics showing high rates of economic growth in Africa are misleading, Cord leader Raila Odinga has said.
Cord leader Raila Odinga address journalists at Capitol Hill Square in Nairobi on July 23, 2014. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL NATION MEDIA GROUP
- Without attention to the issue of equity, growth will continue being mistaken for progress and Africa’s journey to the future shall remain uncertain.
- Change is taking place at a dizzying pace all over Africa.
NEW HAVEN, USA
Statistics showing high rates of economic growth in Africa are misleading unless they include measurements of how that growth is distributed within a society, Cord leader Raila Odinga said in the US on Thursday.
Mr Odinga said Africa has some of the most unequal societies in the world.
“We must begin paying attention to people struggling at the…
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