Africa defies global downward economic trend

Workers in Ethiopia

Africa's economy continues to grow strongly defying the global trend according to a United Nations economic report.

The World Economic  Situation and Prospects report for 2012 is forecasting up to six percent growth across the continent over the coming year, much better than countries in the developed world.

Patrick Maigua asked Taffere Tesfachew the Director of the Africa Division at UNCTAD, the UN Conference on Trade and Development, about Africa's prospects.

Duration: 3'47"

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