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Vol 53 No 11

Published 25th May 2012


A government of few talents

Kabila’s new economic programme sets high targets but sceptics doubt the new cabinet can see it through

The new government of Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon has presented a five-year plan promising double-digit economic growth. That would make Congo-Kinshasa a middle-income country by 2030. The plan covers institutional reform, the consolidation of macroeconomic stability, new jobs, new infrastructure, less poverty and an increase in capacity-building in all sectors of the economy.

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