Africa's Future: Darkness to Destiny: How the Past is Shaping Africa's Economic Evolution
By: Duncan Clarke (author)Paperback
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Many seek to "fix" Africa - economists, experts, politicians, gurus, cognoscenti and glitterati. But the continent conceals multiple secrets, including the Holy Grail: explanations of its saga over the previous centuries. Africa's Future tells the tale of Africa's economic evolution, revealing unique prisms for understanding the continent's panoramic story, one of triumph over the lasting influences of nature and multiple political tragedies. Modern Africa developed diverse economic pathways to betterment - yet survivalist economies litter the landscape. Its paradox of "subsistence with many faces" coexists amidst the tiny middle class, growing rich, and many more poor expected in the future. Clarke provides fresh and challenging insights into Africa's economies and future, offering seasoned views on a continent of unlocked potential which has witnessed many false dawns. Not "poor" but poorly managed, Africa holds greater promise, its destiny revealed by its history.
With 40 years' background in the economics of Africa and the developing world, Duncan Clarke is a leading writer, thinker and speaker on economics and geopolitics in Africa. Founder and Chairman of Global Pacific & Partners, an advisory firm, recent work includes Africa: Crude Continent: The Struggle for Africa's Oil Prize (Profile Books, 2010, 9781846684197). Now a CNBC Africa TV/Film documentary.
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