Africa Is Not A Country is an enlightening exploration of Africa’s diverse cultures, that debunks some of the longstanding myths about this continent. Faloyin’s detailed research, insightful analysis and heartfelt storytelling offer a nuanced perspective, highlighting the vibrant tapestry of experiences that together capture Africa’s true essence.
In the short but concise book, the authors Leke, Chironga and Desvaux give us an overview of the business context that is Africa. Using the metaphor of the giant baobab tree which provides much more than just shade to the communities around it, they present the idea of big business in Africa as having the potential to enliven local economies, thereby contributing to wages, taxes, innovation and productivity.
Jaco Maritz has collected 25 real life stories of entrepreneurs in Africa, demonstrating that Africans are taking the proverbial bull by its horns and creating businesses that are serving the needs of the continent. Short and to the point, these inspiring stories highlight the resilience and skill of these entrepreneurs, who have navigated the odds to build thriving businesses. This is a ‘made in Africa, by Africans’ read!
In this insightful book, Professor Tshilidzi Marwala provides an overview of the Fourth Industrial Revolution from a uniquely African perspective. Using African examples, Professor Marwala examines the continent - and particularly South Africa's - technological and socio-economic readiness for the socio-technical change being ushered in by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He also presents strategic action points that are worth the consideration of every business leader on the continent.
Written by two veteran journalists, this is a mature overview of South Africa's current political and cultural complexities, traced back to the historical factors that have shaped – and continue to shape – the country.
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