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2006 AEC - Investing in People
At the start of the new millennium, the African continent finds itself in an unprecedented situation of optimism and hope. Peace and democracy are spreading across the continent and governments are gradually committing to greater openness and transparency. Economic performances in many countries are improving as barriers to trade are whittled away and African governments are increasingly actively engaging with each other and the rest of the world, grappling with difficult issues as they pursue a vision of a better future for all of Africa’s peoples.