- South Sudan leads among countries in Africa with fastest-growing economies in 2020
- With 8.1% and 7.3%, Rwanda and Cote d'Ivoire make the cut at second and third positions
- Other African countries like Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal, and Kenya are also on the list
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Africa Facts Zone has released a list of top 11 African countries with the fastest-growing economies on the continent in 2020.
On the list, South Sudan leads with a growth rate of 8.2% while, Rwanda follows in second place with 8.1%.
Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Senegal are in the third, fourth, and fifth positions with 7.3%, 7.2%, and 6.8% respectively.
Mozambique, Niger, and Burkina are at the lower part of the list with at number 9, ten, and eleven.
See the full list below:
1. South Sudan 8.2%
2. Rwanda 8.1%
3. Côte d’Ivoire 7.3%
4. Ethiopia 7.2%
5. Senegal 6.8%
6. Benin 6.7%
7. Uganda 6.2%
8. Kenya 6%
9. Mozambique 6%
10. Niger 6%
11. Burkina Faso 6%
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Nigeria topped the list of eight countries with the biggest economies in 2019 in Africa.
In a tweet by the Twitter handle on Friday, June 5, Nigeria leads with a total amount of $444.916bn, while South Africa and Egypt ranked second and third with $371.298bn and $299.589bn.
Kenya, Angola, and Ethiopia are at the lower rung of the last three as they command economy values of $99.246bn, $92.191bn, and 90.968bn respectively.
In other news, YEN.com.gh reported that mages of jarred Waakye, one of Ghana’s favourite local dishes packaged with added shito, stew, gari and macaroni have erupted tons of commentaries from social media users.
Usually, waakye vendors wrap the people’s favourite food in large leaves called katemfe leaves or package it in a takeaway bag or plastic bowls.
Most Ghanaian opt for the local dish for breakfast, or its alternative, porridge known as koko.
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