The Fierce Urgency of Now
The time to act is now. African leaders need to think critically about how they can generate hard currency, create employment opportunities, and encourage trade with other nations on the African continent and the world. African nations should be at the forefront of innovation and creative thinking in an urgent effort to forge a path to prosperity for their people.
Today, host, John Akhile, author of Unleashed: a New Paradigm of African Trade with the World, discusses how man-made impoverishment on the African continent can be overcome by thinking outside the box. Guided by a quote from Martin Luther King Jr., there is a fierce urgency of now for African nations to take action and create their own path to prosperity.
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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.