African economies are fragmented, structurally shallow and heavily dependent on primary sector-petroleum, mining and agriculture with little or no value added.
Africa is the region that is most indebted, most aid reliant and with the largest population infested with HIV-AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis etc in the world.
There is an increasing global concern for Africa’s repositioning as epitomize by the foreign policies of the developed world: G8, etc however are the subjects and their leaders ready to take their destiny into their own hands?
No how seemingly loving a friend could look, sound, your destiny still lies in your hands. Africa must rise to the challenge!