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Quite a volume, reading it is a heavy task. However, Africa itself is a heavy task too. Africa is a synonymum for aid and hopeless part of the world. Read morePublished on May 11, 2013 by sellier
I found a number of elements of this book patronizing and demeaning. First, the author constantly reminds the reader that the GNI (gross national income) of the entire continent is... Read morePublished on June 4, 2012 by PiSquared
It's tough for me to get behind a book that so pro-actively espouses the Walmartification of Africa. Read morePublished on August 26, 2011 by Pharoah S. Wail
Despite all of the attention Africa has received for its social, medical, humanitarian and political challenges, it is still undervalued as a consumer market, according to Vijay... Read morePublished on May 26, 2011 by John Gibbs
If you are interested in the economy or business environment in Africa, then this is a great book for you. It is comprehensive and has a variety of case-type studies/analysis. Read morePublished on June 17, 2010 by William J. Romanos
As a U.S. citizen, I have always felt that Africa was well covered in the media, but generally dismissed as an area of the world that is more poverty than potential. Read morePublished on October 14, 2009 by John Schinter
"We know everything about how Africans die, but we know little about how Africans live," said Swedish author and self-proclaimed African-at-heart, Henning Mankell. Read morePublished on October 12, 2009 by Rolf Dobelli
Working with NGO's, poverty and with key issues like HIV/AIDS in Africa I was so encouraged to read Africa Rising. Read morePublished on September 23, 2009 by G. Stephen Goode