Political Malpractice is Rampant in African Countries

By | 2017-09-26T14:02:36+00:00 September 26th, 2017|


“There is no way the poorest countries in the world can depend on living as consuming nations, hoping that year to year, they can import most of what they need and export basic commodities that will not cover their bills and then survive from one year to the other in perpetuity. It’s the worst form of political malpractice that one can find.”

In the episode, host, John Akhile, author of Unleashed: a New Paradigm of African Trade with the World, discusses the importance of African nations devising plans that push their societies to be mainly producers and exporters rather than consumers and importers. There are many issues hindering this shift, but understanding where to focus one’s efforts can help point the needle in the right direction by creating more jobs and more income and more industries.

About the Author:

The author, John Akhile, is a man of varied entrepreneurial accomplishment in several fields. His range of interest includes fields as diverse from one another as; international trade, real estate and restaurants, demonstrating his keen interest in international affairs and in the cultural underpinnings of society. In many respects he is as a true "Renaissance" man because he has great depth of knowledge and command in many diverse fields. However his central passion has been the African continent and people, having concentrated on the issues hindering development and growth in African countries for more than more three decades. It has led to one self-published book and Unleashed.