SOUTH AFRICA AS A BASE FOR EXPANSION INTO AFRICA?

By Wally Horak Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Africa is the cradle of humanity yet it is only now, in the early years of the twenty-first century, that it is truly taking its place amongst the economic community of nations. With 60% of the world`s uncultivated arable land, 1 billion people and abundant natural resources, Africa is rich in opportunities and potential. Currently home to seven out of ten of the world’s fastest growing economies, this exciting continent’s outlook is promising. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts that no other continent will compete in growth in the near future and, with 70% of its population under the age of 35, Africa will enjoy extraordinary demographic dividend as their energy and talents drive economic growth and development.

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