Over the next four days I'll post a look back on Africa (with
focus on Nigeria) 2011 - split into four parts. I'll start with an
overview, then two days of tendencies and finally a post with my
predictions for 2012.
Hunger, poverty, aid, riots and bare footed football - these
things are often part of the West's perception of Africa.
Discussions of Africa often involve terms like corruption and lack
of development, but Africa is much more than this. 2011 was the
year Africa came back into (business) peoples' mind!
There are tons of positive stories about development in Africa
and finally we are talking about investing in Africa, rather than
just sending aid. Partnering with and investing in African
companies is the way to go. IMF expects an a...