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UN Official Calls for Economic Reform in Central Africa

Carlos Lopes, head of the U.N.'s Economic Commission for Africa, says sustained growth in Central Africa is important for the region to tackle poverty, but it must transform its overall economic structure. On a trip this week to Central Africa, Lopes, said he believes countries within the region are in a unique position to achieve significant economic growth given its enormous natural resources and current efforts to improve its infrastructure. Lopes said it is also important to...

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