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Framed Batik Art by Uganda artist, Nuwa Nnyanzi
Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (18 of 19)
Location: Overland Park, Kansas USA
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My wife Debbie and I were guests of the people of Kenya, Tanzania, and Ethiopia in 2000. We found ourselves impressed by the beauty of Africa and the hospitality of its people. Ethiopia in 2000 reminded me of South Korea as it was in 1962 and 1963, when I had the pleasure of serving in Korea with the United States Army's Transportation Corps. Our suppliers were from the private sector in South Kor… Read more


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A Good African Story: How a Small Company Built a &hellip by Andrew Rugasira
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 1 Jan 2014
Just finished reading Andrew Rugasira's book, A Good African Story (2013).

The book was inspirational, well organised, and well written.

I admire Andrew Rugasira's grit and persistence in attaining his goals.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars thoughtful and elegantly written book, 20 Jun 2013
The book- Emerging Africa, How Global Economy's `Last Frontier' Can Prosper and Matter- authored by Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor Kingsley Moghalu, will be presented to the public tomorrow. Festus Akanbi writes on the issues of globalisation and the need for Nigeria and other African nations to look inward for their economic development as captured in the book

In Nigeria and other African countries, it is a period of competing needs in the midst of growing depletion of resources. Population is rising fast, so also is demand for food, shelter, clothing and access to good medical facilities and other basic things of life but the fact remains that the continent is fast… Read more
China Safari by Serge Michel
China Safari by Serge Michel
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Among the Chinese entrepreneurs featured in their book, Serge Michel and Michel Beuret give special note to the following three successful entrepreneurs who have created jobs in Africa and have improved the quality of life in the African communities they are located within.

Biscuit Factory: A prominent Chinese in Lagos is a Hong Kong-Chinese called Y T Chu, owner of the Newbisco biscuit factory and steel mills. Newbisco is a brilliant example of how Chinese entrepreneurial spirit can revive a dead business. The factory was built before independence from Britain in 1960, and consistently operated at a loss. By 2000 its biscuit production had stalled, the machinery was broken, and… Read more