Economic Growth Forecast for African Countries to 2012

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In the World Economic Outlook October 2009, the International Monetary Fund projected the GDP annual percentage growth for most African countries.  In 2010, the fastest growing African economies are projected to be Republic of Congo (12.2%), Angola (9.3%), and Ethiopia (7%).  In 2011, the fastest growing African economies are projected … more

Sudan armed Libyan rebels, says President Bashir

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By James Copnall BBC News, Khartoum Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says his country gave military support to the Libyan rebels who overthrew Col Muammar Gaddafi. In a speech broadcast live on state television, Mr Bashir said the move was in response to Col Gaddafi’s support for Sudanese rebels three years … more