East Africa is having a moment. The region — some 40 years ago a dystopian vision of drought, famine and instability — now presents as one of the world’s more optimistic stories.

The East Africa Community (EAC) has two of the top 10 fastest-growing economies — Rwanda and Tanzania — likely to be joined by Kenya in 2024. The bloc is forecast to hit an economic growth rate above 5% for 2024 and 2025. ..

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