MDG indicators improve.

Position:Millennium Development Goals - African Development Indicators published by World Bank - Brief article

Modern day Africa has been described as a continent on the move, making tangible progress on delivering better health, education, growth, trade and poverty-reduction outcomes. Gobind Nankani, the World Bank vice-president for the Africa region, says many African countries, including Senegal, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Uganda, Ghana and Cape Verde, have lifted significant percentages of their citizens above the poverty line and might well be on course to meeting the MDG target of halving poverty by 2010.

The annual World Bank publication, African Development Indicators (ADI) 2006, depicts a diverse continent...

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