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Africa has the potential to be an economic powerhouse. This is how

Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River, 20 km (12 miles) from Nairobi, November 18, 2009. The Central Bank of Kenya said it would issue a final tranche of the government's second infrastructure bond worth 14 billion shillings in 2010. The money raised in the second infrastructure bond will be used for construction of new roads, rural electrification and geothermal generation, and water and sewerage works. REUTERS/Elizabeth Nganga (KENYA BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION POLITICS) - RTXQVY0

Africa still has much catching up to do in the age of globalisation. Image: REUTERS/Elizabeth Nganga

Li Yong
Director General, UN Industrial Development Organisation
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