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Vol 47 No 13

Published 23rd June 2006


Drying up growth

Drought is slowing down the region's economies, forcing some harsh policy changes

To promote integration and regional planning, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda announce their annual budgets on the same day. In their statements for 2006/07 on 15 June, all three finance ministers spoke of lower growth in gross domestic product, higher taxes, the importance of plentiful rain and, with some scepticism, foreign aid. We have the details.

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