The general mood at the conference was that Africa is underestimated and poorly understood, even by firms that may want to set up on the continent
African cities are crowded, but not necessarily economically dense. In other words, they are undergoing an urbanisation of people, not of capital
Making of 21st century Africa: the Dubai circuit, university education, and running for glory (Part III)
Plus: a profile of the new, young, educated African that has been shaped by the forces making 21st century Africa
The reality is that the majority of small firms actually do not grow. In fact they fail.