Last week I was in Sao Paulo with a group of IESE’s Global Executive MBA program participants. The module focused on Doing Business in Latin America. Three of the local speakers showed the same series of The Economist’s front pages! The series went from “Brazil takes off” (2009) to “The betrayal of Brazil” (2016). This reminded […]
Some time ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Rakesh Wahi in Lagos. Wahi is an Indian entrepreneur involved in early stage investments in emerging markets. He’s invested in various geographies – including Sub-saharan Africa (SSA) – and in various industries – including education. To give you an idea of his profile, […]
One of the flagship projects of Agenda 2063 is the creation of an integrated high-speed train network that connects all African capitals and commercial centers in the continent. What’s the current situation of railroad transport in sub-Saharan Africa?
On Monday I received my e-issue of the Africa Journal of Management. I found all of the articles intriguing just by reading the titles. But one of them interested me the most: “The African Union’s Agenda 2063: Aspirations, challenges, and opportunities for management research,” by Kaitlyn DeGhetto, Jacob R. Gray, and Moses N. Kiggundu. Maybe […]