Leveraging Leadership and Exports for Economic Growth

By | 2019-10-25T07:02:00+00:00 October 25th, 2019|


As we start to head into a new decade, no longer can African nations rely on their victim mentality to explain their current circumstances. It’s going to take strong leadership to look forward not backward, in order to improve.

In this episode, our host, John Akhile, author of Unleashed: A New Paradigm of African Trade with the World, exposes played out reasons why African countries haven’t had the success of similar size and circumstanced countries across the globe. John highlights how Singapore exports more than the top 10 African countries combined! Listen to find out how African countries can pick themselves up and be more business oriented vs NGO reliant by the guidance of focused leadership.

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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.