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Kenya – Raila says Africa’s economic statistics misleading and poverty a threat to stability

20 Oct

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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

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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