n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Lions on the Move : The Progress and Potential of African Economies, McKinsey Global Institute : book review

Volume 3, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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The recent publication by the McKinsey Global Institute has confronted these seemingly unwelcome and unhealthy viewpoints by promoting an alternative approach in recognising that just as there are Tigers in Asia, the Lions in Africa are on the move. The symbolic message of optimism created by the metaphoric characterisation of a number of African economies as lions on the move is therefore extremely positive. There is much to be gained in being hopeful and optimistic.

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