Is Africa Rising?

WAHE's co-director Emmanuel Akyeampong recently published an article in The Guardian with Hippolyte Fofack, chief economist and director of research at the African Export-Import Bank. Interspering historical anecdotes with contemporary socio-economic analysis, they argue that while reports of Africa's economic rise have at times been oversold, that real promise remains for "a story of Africa’s cultural renaissance and the inevitable birth of a new African personality."

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