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.
PRETORIA, South Africa — As Oscar Pistorius entered Pretoria's High
Court for the last time a free man, a protester dressed in orange
prison garb, chains draped around his neck, waved signs and chanted:
'Are certain offenders more equal than other offenders before the
law?' The answer, the judge took pains to make clear in her sentencing of
the South African double amputee sprinter, is no.