To help Africa and tackle migration, Europe must back local entrepreneurs

Antonio Malfense Fierro, University of Hull People leave Africa for a number of different reasons. Persecution, compulsory military service, war and turmoil are the headline causes. But just as important are the lack of opportunities for employment for young people and poor welfare conditions. Unfortunately, an approach defined at the summit of EU and African …

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After Obama comes the big challenge for Africa’s entrepreneurs

Antonio Malfense Fierro, University of Hull Though the tour of East Africa by the US president, Barack Obama, has wound up, the chatter about opportunities for foreign investment in the region continues unabated. Following Obama’s speech at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, a series of investments has been announced to help entrepreneurs across Kenya. …

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