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October 19, 2014

Fight for the “New” Africa

The United States of America is now, after China and the European Union, massively investing in the “Dark Continent”. But the question arises: if with these investments into Africa the sustainable economic cooperation really is the central focus as President Obama promises? Or is the continent well on its way to become the next Asia – a cheap production and distribution market? Critics say there is one central element for longer-term economic growth: investments in innovation that is made in Africa. Read the full article here (German).