Angola fact of the day

The International Monetary Fund projects a  24 percent economic growth this year – one of the fastest rates in the world.

Wow.  Here is fact number two:

…the Catholic University of Angola’s research center say two in three
Angolans still live on $2 or less a day, the same percentage as in
2002…no one disputes that most Angolans face appalling living
conditions, sky-high infant mortality rates, dirty water, illiteracy
and a host of other ills.

If you hadn’t guessed: it’s oil money: "The government is taking in two and a half times as much money as it did three years ago."


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