Reuters/Guadalupe Pardo - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim leaves after a news conference during the 2015 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru, October 8, 2015.

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Momentum is building on the urgent need to halt and reverse extreme economic inequality

January 27, 2016, Winnie Byanyima

Despite the region's buoyant growth rate, sub-Saharan African countries have some of the highest levels of income inequality in the world, explains Winnie Byanyima.

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