Africa the sleeping lion has risen; six of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies between 2001 and 2010 were in Africa, according to The Economist. The International Monetary Fund says that between 2011 and 2015, African countries will account for 7 out of the top 10 spots. 10 out of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world are in Sub-Saharan Africa - Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Congo, Ghana, Zambia, The Gambia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Ivory Coast,
Africa isn’t just a place for coups, Civil/ tribal wars and humanitarian aid. It is now a place to make a lot of money. Global companies are expanding in Africa; vast deposits of oil, gas and minerals are being discovered; and Goldman Sachs recently issued a report, “Africa’s Turn,” comparing business opportunities in Africa with those in China in the early 1990s.