East Africa Continues to Prosper Despite Covid-19

keeping an eye on where might bounce back fastest post-Covid, East Africa might be a good place to start.
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For those keeping an eye on where might bounce back fastest post-Covid, East Africa might be a good place to start.

Yes, the collapse of tourism is hitting the region hard.

But it is one of the world’s fastest-­growing areas outside of Asia, with a 2021 growth rebound of 4.8% predicted by the IMF. There are deep-seated reasons for that, which include the end of conflicts in certain countries, and strong state investments in physical and social infrastructure. Life expectancy at birth in East Africa has risen by almost seven years over the past decade.

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