Despite great strides in advancement, Africa is facing problems – especially around the fair distribution of natural resources – that need to be dealt with swiftly.
By BHEKINKOSI MOYO
Africa exudes a certain optimism about its future these days. ‘Africa is rising’ is today’s cliche, coined by the same Economist magazine that once declared Africa ‘dark’. But this goes beyond that magazine’s take on matters – you have to be here to experience the excitement. Leading economists on the continent and beyond are throwing around all sorts of positive projections – some as far as 2060. A number of factors, they say, will lead to Africa becoming a lot wealthier by 2050.
Read the article from the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation on the Higher Education dialogues held in Accra on May 8-9, 2013 sponsored by TrustAfrica, the Ministry of Education and the National Council for Tertiary Education.
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