By Ashish J Thakkar on January 6, 2014
This article by Ashish J. Thakkar was originally published by the World Economic Forum and is republished with permission.
“The key solution for creating jobs and generating renewed economic growth on the continent is to empower African youth and entrepreneurs to turn great ideas into a reality” writes Ashish J. Thakkar, Ugandan-born Founder and Managing Director of the Mara Group and Mara Foundation. “Entrepreneurship is the answer to Africa’s many challenges”.
Today, I believe Africa is the single most exciting place in terms of opportunities. The continent is not only experiencing its longest boom for 30 years but, according to International Monetary Fund forecasts, seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies for [...]Continue reading Young entrepreneurs & small and medium-size businesses hold the key to growth in Africa »