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Posts Tagged ‘development’

The Infrastructure will be online

In cappuccino on October 7, 2015 at 6:30 am

downloadChina is a bubble. No, China is actually the world bank now. No, China is stagnating. No, China is becoming the world’s leading economy. Arguments on whether China is or will be the dominant economy. Long before China was even the topic for this discussion, one could see the course of action: China was to become an important economy, while the next developing countries would be African. I’m still willing to make this bet. I know about that hypothesis in which India will be the next boom, but I see Africa as being more dynamic, and I see both China and the US cooperating into creating Africa as the next market. Let’s move on to our topic today: Facebook will deliver internet access to sub Saharan Africa.  Read the rest of this entry »

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I (don’t) hate to say it, but…I told you so! (on world economy)

In espresso on November 8, 2013 at 8:25 am

It has been here for years, but now we’re acknowledging it. I saw it coming and I have to brag. No, I’m no Nostradamus or other fortuneteller. So I’ll say it again, so that, when it is go actually going to happen,  I can tell you: “but I told you so, so many times”. So, China will become the world leading economy which means manufacturing in China for mass consumption will be too expensive which means many companies will have moved their manufacturing units to Africa. No, you will not wake up tomorrow and see it happening, but it will happen. Forbes  Magazine features and entitled: Africa the New Asia? No, it is not a prediction, it a fact: Marriott International is planning to buy Protea Hospitality of Cape Town, South Africa which holds units in South Africa, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, thus investing $200 million.  Read the rest of this entry »