Investment opportunities and private sector growth in Africa
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Investment opportunities and private sector growth in Africa by Godfrey Mwakikagile

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Published by New Africa Press in Pretoria, South Africa .
Written in English


  • Investments -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Economic policy.

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A comprehensive survey of African economies, their successes and failures, and looks at all sectors of the economy which have undergone radical transformation since the adoption of free-market policies after the end of the Cold War. Looks at investment opportunities in Africa from a continental perspective. Focuses on several countries which have some of the best investment opportunities on the continent.

Edition Notes

StatementGodfrey Mwakikagile.
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22860926M
ISBN 100980258774
ISBN 109780980258776

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