Economic growth failing to deliver prosperity for many Africans, study says

Legatum Institute index says Nigeria – Africa’s biggest economy – is only the 26th most prosperous African country, as fuel shortages hamper growth

Decades of economic growth across Africa have failed to improve the lives of millions of people, according to a report (pdf).

The Legatum Institute’s Africa prosperity index, published on Wednesday, rates countries by opportunity, freedom, education and security, as well as social bonds.

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