Tag Archives: Senegal

Africa’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

  Bruce Whitehouse Generations of Africans have debated the merits of foreign-controlled enterprise: do these businesses and the people who run them strengthen or undermine local economic opportunity? Do they benefit or exploit local workers and consumers? Such debates often overlook that a large portion of these foreign-owned firms are small or medium enterprises, and that their owners are […]

Time for Africa in Brazil?

  It’s a good thing Pelé hasn’t predicted an African nation doing well in this year’s World Cup, which starts on June 12 in his homeland. The Brazilian legend’s predictions have had less accuracy than a drunkard’s piss. Among his wayward predictions was his declaration that an African nation would win the World Cup by […]