By Niti Bhan on July 23, 2014
This article was originally published on Niti Bhan’s personal blog and is published with permission.
Africa’s economic and consumer market opportunities, as covered in mainstream media as well as press releases, has begun to remind me of the way India and China used to be covered back in the early years of the past decade.
Just as was the case with India, where any news of economic growth or scientific advancement like sending a satellite into space was greeted with handwringing over the teeming millions living in poverty, one reads the same about Nigeria’s recent rise to economic prominence or the nascent African Space Research Program in Uganda.
At the same time, one [...]