IMF revises Guinea growth forecast up to 5.2 pct

682296053775cecda78103fb237503c5-690-0-n(Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday revised higher its forecast for Guinea, whose economy is recovering from an Ebola epidemic, to 5.2 percent from an earlier 3.8 percent.

“The recovery is driven by positive supply shocks in the mining, agriculture, and energy sectors, which were less affected by the Ebola epidemic,” the statement said.

(Reporting by Emma Farge; Editing by Nellie Peyton)

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.