There appears across the globe to be an upbeat mood about the economic prospects of the African continent. Major titles, including Le Monde and Le Figaro in Paris, the Financial Times of London and the New York Times have in recent months dedicated stories speaking positively about Africa as an important frontier of economic growth. More specifically, Time magazine recently had a cover feature with the title, ‘Africa rising’.
I WOULD describe 2012 as the year of two extremes - the both good and the bad. Putting a stumble into words that can further elaborate the story I am about to tell is sometimes not the easiest taskbut when the hand becomes the beholder of the pen, there is no telling what the end result will be.