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Abebe Aemro Selassie: Sub-Saharan Africa Growth Lowest in 20 Years

October 25, 2016

Abebe Aemro Selassie, IMF African Department Director says sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing multispeed growth (IMF photo).

The IMF's latest regional economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa shows growth at its lowest level in more than 20 years. But in this podcast, the African Department’s new Director, Abebe Aemro Selassie, says it’s a mixed story of struggling oil-exporters and strong performers.

Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director of the IMF’s African Department