Africa remains poor due to lack of knowledge

Africa has often been regarded as the sleeping giant, perhaps owing to its vast wealth and a growing pool of educated youth. Many distinguished scholars and economic experts are convinced that Africa has the potential to become an economic powerhouse in the world.

They are also in agreement about the notion that Africa needs more knowledge than financial support and mega infrastructural projects to realize growth.

Like the saying goes, “knowledge is power”, most experts are certain that Africa continues remains under developed due to lack of the requisite knowledge to come up with realistic policies that can guarantee sustainable development.

While Africa boasts an abundance of top-class academics and intellectuals, it appears to be deficient in people with the right expertise to formulate…

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