For the world’s poorest continent, faster and higher growth ( is a necessity. Countries such as Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Rwanda are among the top 10 fastest-growing economies globally, yet most economies are still dominated by informal ( small businesses.

As African countries look beyond development aid to drive their growth, Africa’s private sector needs to grow too. With a decade to go to meet the UN’s 2030 sustainable development goals, Africa’s leaders must transform the continent’s vast entrepreneurial talent into a thriving and sustainable forc...

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