Africa on the cusp of a colossal opportunity

However, in order for these countries and the broader continent to realise their full potential, diversification, prioritisation of the manufacturing sector and the adoption of technology will be key, according to Dr Grieve Chelwa, senior lecturer in economics at the UCT Graduate School of Business and associate professor Mills Soko, director of the business school.

They co-convened a short course on the political economy of doing business in Africa as part of the March Global Network Week.

Diversification of African economies is essential to drive sustained growth, build market resilience and weather shocks in the face of difficult global economic conditions.

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