Five ways in which leaders can make Africa cohesive and responsible
Vast entrepreneurial talent should be harnessed to meet the UN’s 2030 sustainable development goals
For the world’s poorest continent, faster and higher growth (https://webmail.timesmedia.co.za/owa/redir.aspx?REF=zyl2nOkXiteMPi_KNz-tZnYKM0MKIcrAtMOe4gHYYPDmQRpL0ZXXCAFodHRwczovL3d3dy5hZmRiLm9yZy9lbi9rbm93bGVkZ2UvcHVibGljYXRpb25zL2FmcmljYW4tZWNvbm9taWMtb3V0bG9vaw..) 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 (https://webmail.timesmedia.co.za/owa/redir.aspx?REF=bbpdzOO70uLijuGXT7rhnZCQ0wSKz7K0FU-a3-BH00XmQRpL0ZXXCAFodHRwczovL3d3dy53ZWZvcnVtLm9yZy9hZ2VuZGEvMjAxOS8wOC8zLXdheXMtdG8tZ2V0LWFmcmljYXMtaW5mb3JtYWwtZWNvbm9teS1vbi10aGUtYm9va3Mv) 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...