World Bank Dataviz.(Link to the infographic with the GDP stats).
Countries Featured In The Infographic:
South Africa,Egypt,Nigeria,Algeria,Morocco,Angola,Libya,Tunisia,Kenya,Ethiopia,Ghana and Cameroon.
Today,Africa’s combined GDP stands at $2 trillion,with many an African country’s GDP growing at 5-6% per annum.The Gross Domestic Product data provided in the infographic however,is from between the years 2005-2009 and as such,it would be vital to note that as at 2012,Kenya’s GDP for instance stood at about 34 billion dollars.South Africa-Africa’s largest economy stood at about $400 billion,almost double the 2009 mark featured in the infographic.Massive potential for growth abounds because Africa is not poor,it is being looted,or better yet,it is just mismanaged.Indeed a UN Economic Commission for Africa report probing illicit financial flows from the continent paints an appalling picture of the amount of money leaving Africa illicitly.It says the figures on transfer of funds from the developing world to the so-called developed countries could amount to…
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