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Vol 44 No 16

Published 8th August 2003

Lions and hyenas

Botswana, South Africa, Mauritius, Namibia and Tunisia emerge as Africa's top five countries in the latest 'policy stance index' published by the Addis Ababa-based Economic Commission for Africa. The index evaluates each country's macro-economic and poverty reduction policies and its performance in institution-building, including assessments of the legal structure, transaction costs, central bank independence, public enterprises and the civil service.

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