World how to get rid of big acne scars Economic Forum Delivering on the Hopeful African Promise

“keep hope alive,” a mantra propagated by united states civil right leader, rev. Jesse jackson, when he was campaigning to become the first black president how to get rid of big acne scars of america. Although he failed short of his ambition, yet his hopeful dream was kept alive and eventually barack how to get rid of big acne scars obama became the first black president of united states. This scenario can be liken to a hopeful africa which how to get rid of big acne scars at this point time is in transition, and arguably with africa ascending economic buoyancy the future of how to get rid of big acne scars the continent is hopeful and promising.

As world economic forum gathering in south africa took off, the focus was on africa with great emphasis on the how to get rid of big acne scars sustainability of the continent‘s economic growth. The world economic forum’s leitmotif on africa was called, “delivering on africa’s promise.” all things being equal, it is intrinsic to recognize that delivering the promise of how to get rid of big acne scars political and economic stability in africa have core internal impediments how to get rid of big acne scars that may inhibits its sustainability. These obstructions are corruption, insecurity, poor infrastructures and host of other problems. But for now let us celebrate africa for the milestone how to get rid of big acne scars reached despite these obstacles that grounded in mismanagement and massive how to get rid of big acne scars corruption.

World economic forum detailed its description on africa economic growth how to get rid of big acne scars with a rosy observation: “with an expected annual growth of 5% in 2012-2013, sub-saharan africa continues its transformative journey from a developing continent how to get rid of big acne scars to a hub of global growth. According to the world bank, almost half of africa’s countries have attained middle-income status. At the same time, the continent’s positive outlook is threatened by fluctuating commodity prices, rising inequality and youth unemployment. To build on its achievements, africa’s leaders need to strengthen the continent’s competitiveness, foster inclusive growth and build resilience in a volatile global how to get rid of big acne scars environment. Accelerating economic diversification, boosting strategic infrastructure and unlocking talent are critical success factors how to get rid of big acne scars in this new leadership context.”

Yes! Africa is heading to a better place, a hopeful africa has not arrived to the promise land, but one can begin to see that africa is gradually how to get rid of big acne scars but steadily awakening from her deep stagnation and is now how to get rid of big acne scars struggling to stand on her feet. I cannot be accused of overstating the reality or exaggeration how to get rid of big acne scars on the state of africa, but african century may be knocking at the door of how to get rid of big acne scars 21st century. Africa has suffered long enough by her own hands and how to get rid of big acne scars in the hands of outsiders. She has been through a massive abuse and humiliation – slavery, colonialism, dictatorship and health crisis but it is beginning to look how to get rid of big acne scars like the renewal of the africa has commenced. It may be a baby step; notwithstanding something interesting is taking place in africa.

The hopeful africa is getting attention of the world. International organizations, western think tanks and media are high lightening africa with how to get rid of big acne scars positive stories and responsiveness never seen before. The world economic forum is in the vanguard of giving how to get rid of big acne scars a positive attention and reflection on the emerging continent. This is not happening because they are enamored of africa how to get rid of big acne scars but there are arrays of good news coming to africa how to get rid of big acne scars that even steve wonder can see them. Moreover, in the era of interdependence and globalization, interested parties are not driven by charity.

Africa‘s rising economy is making believers out many prominent business how to get rid of big acne scars executives and economists. Beyond world economic forum, many others are calling attention to africa’s rising tide including mohamed A. El-erian, the CEO and co-CIO of PIMCO. This is a big deal; mohamed A. El-erian is a force to be reckoned with on the how to get rid of big acne scars global business scene, his PIMCO is a global investment management firm, which is among one of the world’s largest bond investors with approximately US$1.9 trillion of assets as of september 1, 2012.

And when el-erian speaks the world of business listens, his words on africa: “not since the countries of africa tossed out their colonial how to get rid of big acne scars masters several decades ago has there been this much optimism how to get rid of big acne scars and excitement about the continent’s prospects. While china’s economic expansion has slowed, and while europe and the united states try to dig how to get rid of big acne scars themselves out of recession, africa has not only weathered an up-and-down global economy — it’s been booming. Consider nigeria’s stock market, which gained 35 percent last year, or uganda’s, up 39 percent. But even more important is that real gains are finally how to get rid of big acne scars being made on the ground in africa today — ones that speak to the possibility of a breakout phase how to get rid of big acne scars that would lift millions out of utter poverty and great how to get rid of big acne scars misery. Let’s start with the numbers. According to international monetary fund data, sub-saharan africa has grown at an annual rate of 4.8 percent over the last five years, a period that includes the trauma of the global financial how to get rid of big acne scars crisis. That means it has outperformed other developing regions — like latin america, for example, at 3.3 percent — and it blows out of the water the advanced economies, which expanded just 0.5 percent per year.”

There are facts and realities in africa that cannot be how to get rid of big acne scars neglected or easily set aside. For a while most of the industrial economies were mired how to get rid of big acne scars in sluggish growth but africa growth was unstoppable. While the rest of the global economic growth is 2.4 percent in 2013, african economic is hovering above 5.0 percent. The five of the ten fastest economies in the world how to get rid of big acne scars are in africa and the whole world is taking notice how to get rid of big acne scars of that, even some of african countries economic growths are exceeding 7.0 percent. Nigeria economy is bubbling with foreign reserve over $50 billion US dollar. This is why the world is coming to africa, to encourage a sustainable growth and participate in the bounty.

Five of the fasted growing economies in the world are how to get rid of big acne scars in africa but it must be highlighted that africa rising how to get rid of big acne scars economic tide was mostly driven by natural resources. But high scientific and technological manufacturing industries have not taken how to get rid of big acne scars root in africa due to myriads of circumstances; among them is absence of modern infrastructures. Moreover the growing african economies have not made a dent how to get rid of big acne scars on poverty and unemployment.

Kofi annan, former secretary general of the united nations, commented recently on this issue: “natural resource exports have propelled africa into the world’s high-growth league. Around one-third of the region’s economies grew by more than 6 percent in 2012. Strong demand in emerging markets is set to drive another how to get rid of big acne scars decade of high prices for africa’s natural resources, and foreign investment is on the rise. Mozambique and tanzania are poised to emerge as major exporters how to get rid of big acne scars of natural gas. Guinea and sierra leone stand to reap windfall gains from how to get rid of big acne scars iron ore exports. Demand for zambia’s copper and the democratic republic of the congo’s cobalt is booming. “

And annan continued and emphasis on the issue of poverty, “unfortunately, the rising tide of wealth is not lifting all boats. Poverty has been falling far too slowly, and in some countries — including zambia and nigeria — it has increased. Few governments have used the increased revenues generated by resource how to get rid of big acne scars exports to counteract rising inequality, build better health care and education systems or strengthen smallholder how to get rid of big acne scars agriculture. Moreover, corruption remains endemic.”

By no means have africa enormous problems been solved but how to get rid of big acne scars an emerging and hopeful africa is not backing away from how to get rid of big acne scars her responsibilities. Also, it must be noted that many small african countries are how to get rid of big acne scars still struggling with debts, deficits, poverty and unemployment. The issue of joblessness is affecting all african nations without how to get rid of big acne scars exception. Nigeria is struggling with big gap between the rich and how to get rid of big acne scars the poor, compounded with large unemployment especially among the youths. Many active observers are blaming the rise of sectarian violence how to get rid of big acne scars in nigeria due to poverty and lack of jobs among how to get rid of big acne scars the restive youths.

Corruption is bane of development in the continent. Corruption has not gone away and continues to impact negatively how to get rid of big acne scars on the society. The only solace is that africa is no longer denying how to get rid of big acne scars the destructive effect of corruption and africa is not defensive how to get rid of big acne scars about corruption anymore. Even the corrupt leaders have acknowledged that corruption must be how to get rid of big acne scars controlled and reduce to enable sustainable development.

One of the greatest gain made by africa is the how to get rid of big acne scars steadily rejection of indifference and nonchalance that have come to how to get rid of big acne scars characteristicize old order and leadership. There is an emerging and flickering sense of responsibility that how to get rid of big acne scars is gradually springing up. But yes there are still quite number of leaders that how to get rid of big acne scars have refused to change but to erect a bulwark against how to get rid of big acne scars wind of change. The old order of greed and life time presidency must how to get rid of big acne scars be give way to the emerging democratic dispensations to make how to get rid of big acne scars african progrsss sustainable.

The intellectual and talking workshop organized by world economic forum how to get rid of big acne scars have already done a good job on the awareness of how to get rid of big acne scars africa’s enormous potential. The rising of africa is being driven by natural resource; it is not a secret that africa is natural resource-rich. From oil to natural gas and precious metals, name it, it is under african soil. But the key and operating word for a sustainable economic how to get rid of big acne scars development is diversification. Africa has to move away from resources extraction to industrial how to get rid of big acne scars and manufacturing economies.

Industrial africa cannot be achieved without modern day infrastructures. These include modern roads and rails, uninterrupted electric power for manufacturing and development. Most of the airports in the continent are poorly equipped how to get rid of big acne scars and africa is becoming the dumping ground for outdated and how to get rid of big acne scars second-hand aircrafts. All these can be attributed to many air crashes in how to get rid of big acne scars africa. It is quite logical to suggest that africa’s promise cannot be realized without adequacy of up-to-date and durable infrastructures.

For africa to become infrastructure sufficiency an enormous resource is how to get rid of big acne scars needed and african cannot be able to afford it with how to get rid of big acne scars incurable corruption and gross mismanagement running rampant in the continent. Paul frimpong, associate chartered economic policy analyst / financial economist at university of ghana, recently commented on what it takes to improve the status how to get rid of big acne scars quo: , “according to the world bank, about $93 billion is needed annually to be able to fund how to get rid of big acne scars africa’s infrastructure for the next 10 years. Which is about 15 percent of the region’s GDP. About $60 billion would go to new projects and the rest how to get rid of big acne scars would go into the maintenance of the existing ones. Infrastructure development and management is an aspect in which the how to get rid of big acne scars efficient developments within a society rely heavily upon, and is the cornerstone for socio-economic development. The availability of infrastructure is of great importance in the how to get rid of big acne scars realization of sustainable development desperately needed in africa. Infrastructure development and management has become even more essential for how to get rid of big acne scars africa’s economic development and integration.”

Frimpong continued to put an emphasis on the public and how to get rid of big acne scars private sectors working together to realize its objective: “governments are looking to public-private partnerships (ppps) to radically improve infrastructure networks in their countries and enhance how to get rid of big acne scars service delivery to their people. They are hoping that this development finance model — where the state shares risk and responsibility with private firms how to get rid of big acne scars but ultimately retains control of assets — will improve services, while avoiding some of the pitfalls of privatization: unemployment, higher prices and corruption. This is why africa has identified the model of public how to get rid of big acne scars private partnerships (ppps) in financing infrastructure. But the question asked is “do we have the necessary strategies in place to make how to get rid of big acne scars this work in africa, as we so desperately wants it”? I guess some individuals and institutions across the continent must how to get rid of big acne scars answer this question.”

Africa’s promise I believed is to have a developed and how to get rid of big acne scars sustainable economy that can make existence more palatable for her how to get rid of big acne scars inhabitants. Therefore I will advocate an infrastructure bank of africa, where african nations will borrow and deposit resources solely for how to get rid of big acne scars maintenance and building of modern infrastructures. The enormous african resources must not be squandered; a reasonable portion of the fund derived from these resources how to get rid of big acne scars should be deposited at infrastructure bank, where it will accumulate progressively with appreciable interest rate. African resources must therefore fueled and catalyzed african development and how to get rid of big acne scars growth.

To routinely organize a talking workshop on africa is without how to get rid of big acne scars doubt a good thing, but it must be followed by tangible actions that can how to get rid of big acne scars bring a real change in africa economic and geographical landscape. World economic forum in africa cannot afford to slide into how to get rid of big acne scars an intellectual exercise and intellectual workshop where problems are analyzed how to get rid of big acne scars and dissected without consequentiality.

Emeka chiakwelu, principal policy strategist at AFRIPOL. Africa political & economic strategic center (AFRIPOL) is foremost a public policy center whose fundamental objective is how to get rid of big acne scars to broaden the parameters of public policy debates in africa. To advocate, promote and encourage free enterprise, democracy, sustainable green environment, human rights, conflict resolutions, transparency and probity in africa. Www.Afripol.Org

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