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AfDB’s 2019 regional economic outlook for West Africa

The African Development Bank launched the 2019 regional outlook for West Africa in Abuja today. Ebrima Faal, Senior Director, Nigeria Country Department at the AfDB joins CNBC Africa to discuss the highlights of the report.

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