The continent's entrepreneurs are helping Africa to capitalize on its vast natural resources and make its economies the world's fastest growing and most dynamic. From high finance, to sewing cooperatives and small-scale food processors, here's a look into how Africa's businesspeople are making new products and creating jobs and how they can be helped.
Continent's businesspeople need some basics in order to start 'doing it for themselves.'
BOSTON — It would be great to say that Africa’s entrepreneurs are ‘doing it for themselves.’ But that’s not exactly the case. Work needs to be done to create environments where emerging businesspeople can thrive.
TUNIS — Tunisians went to the polls on Sunday to pick their first directly elected president, the final step in the North African state's transition to full democracy following a 2011 revolution that ousted long-time ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.
NAIROBI — The last time anyone saw Emile Gafirita was late on Nov. 13 when he left a restaurant in the Nairobi suburb of Dagoretti. He never made it home. Gafirita, whose real name is Emmanuel Mughisa, was due to give evidence in December before a French inquiry into the shooting down of the Rwandan presidential plane 20 years ago.