“Africa is Rising! At Least Its 1% Is” is a piece I wrote for Think Africa Press looking at the growing inequality in Africa despite recent economic success across the continent. Africa’s economy may be booming, but this will do little to help unemployment and poverty if growth is jobless and its spoils are limited to the few.
The article draws on Mo Ibrahim’s recent statements in which he admonished the much-celebrated recent economic ‘success’ of the African continent for largely failing to translate into better human rights and social development, and for essentially creating a few elitist winners at the top whilst the rest are left struggling at the very bottom.
Read it HERE.