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Ethiopia's economy: Neither a sprint nor a marathon

Nowhere in Africa is modern China more of a lodestar than in Ethiopia, which on May 24th held an uneventful election with a predetermined outcome: another term in office for the long-standing ruling party.

It now takes six days for goods to reach the port of Mombasa from Kigali. In 2012, it took almost 18 days, on average.

Rwanda finds working with the neighbors pays off

The government of President Paul Kagame, who has for years maintained a firm grip on Rwanda’s politics, has built a remarkable record for economic reforms.