Tune in to CNBC tonight at 9:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) for a one-hour special, “Dollars and Danger: Africa, The Final Investing Frontier,” for a surprising look at Africa. For many years the continent’s lucrative investment opportunities, in spite of its risks, have been a well kept secret. Tonight’s program, along with the critically acclaimed book, Africa: Strictly Business, The Steady March to Prosperity, written by Rosalind McLymont, Editor-in-Chief of The Network Journal, enlightens business and investment communities about the potential returns from transactions in Africa.
Once known only for disease and disaster, the continent is now being recognized for its vibrant business and entrepreneurial sectors and for its unprecedented progress in the areas of business facilitation, finance, science and technology.
Through the pages of Africa: Strictly Business, The Steady March to Prosperity,” award-winning journalist and author Rosalind McLymont vividly details how and why Africa has become a hot topic for savvy investors and major corporations. A former resident of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, McLymont provided entrepreneurship training for African women through the United Nations Development Program’s Gender Program, and expertise on accessing U.S. markets for the American and African Business Women's Alliance conference in Botswana in 2002. She was an adviser to the Institute on African Affairs and served as an executive board member of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation. Her experience and research on Africa span 20 years.
Be sure to tune to CNBC at 9:00 p.m. (EST), then pick up your copy of Africa: Strictly Business, The Steady March to Prosperity, for more insight into Africa’s investment frontier. Copies may be purchased online at Amazon.com and at tnj.com. For more information, call (212) 962-3791 or visit www.tnj.com!