Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister has had a stellar two months, can he keep it up?
Awol K. Allo, Special to CNN
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5:06 AM EDT, Thu June 7, 2018
A view of the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. The country has experienced fast economic growth in the last decade, averaging around 10% a year. Economists cite the country's manufacturing industry as a key element in the country's success.
Ivory Coast —
According to the IMF, Ivory Coast's economy is expected to grow by 7.4%. According to the World Bank, the country is world's top exporter of cocoa and raw cashew nuts.
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The small and landlocked country Rwanda is predicted to grow by 7.2%. The aim of their "Vision 2020" plan is to transform the country into a service and knowledge-based economy.
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Senegal's economy is based on fishing, mining and agriculture. Its economy is expected to expand by 7% in 2018.
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The East African nation is predicted to grow by 6.4% this year. The country has sustained strong economic growth in the last decade, averaging between 6 to 7% according to the World Bank.
Ghana was previously the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, but has slowed. Although, a sharp increase in oil production has helped support economic growth in the country.
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The West African country, Benin, is expected to have ec