African Business Students to Head Home

A survey of students from 19 African countries who are studying at leading Western business schools has shown most intend to return home, many to start their own businesses. Half of those wanting to launch enterprises are women.

  • Africa:  African MBAs Head Home (press release)

    Jacana Partners, 16 December 2012

    African Diasporan MBA students from leading Western business schools have affirmed their conviction in Africa's potential for fostering small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). read more »

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Seventy percent of Africans studying for Master of Business Administration degrees in Europe and America plan to return home, 35 percent of them to begin their own businesses.