SA based businessman wants to ‘educate’ young African entrepreneurs

JOHANNESBURG – Businessman Frank Buyanga says he is on a drive to educate young African entrepreneurs to shun “begging for funding” and instead concentrate on creative ideas on how best they can generate value from the resources on the continent.

Buyanga, the executive director for Small Medium Enterprises Strategy for the Pan African Business Forum (PABF), this week said he believes Africans can do more on their own through “strategic thinking.”

The PABF is a private initiative, devised by Africans to accelerate the socio-economic development of the continent, through a combination of carefully considered programmes and projects developed both by Africans locally.

He said the group plans to launch an ambitious $500 billion infrastructure fund for development projects in Africa.


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