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Acha Leke
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Get To Know: Acha Leke, McKinsey Africa

Meet Acha Leke, senior partner and chairman of McKinsey’s Africa office, and coauthor of Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market. “Companies in Africa actually tend to grow faster and are more profitable than their peers around the world, because once you get the business model right, it’s actually more difficult for folks to come in and try to replicate it.”

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3 Imperatives For Winning In Africa

An interview with Coca-Cola’s former president of Africa Alexander Cummings discusses the continent’s potential and ways companies can establish a presence there by partnering for development and building local relevance.

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Should Sub-Saharan Africa Make Its Own Drugs?
Business

Should Sub-Saharan Africa Make Its Own Drugs?

A comprehensive analysis of the business, economic, and public-health impact finds the potential for local production of pharmaceuticals to be a mixed bag. Article written by Michael Conway, Tania Holt, Adam Sabow, and

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Solving Africa’s Infrastructure Paradox

McKinsey On COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on the global economy. While business leaders are working to get a perspective on the evolving situation and the implications for their companies, they are only as strong as the communities of which they are a part.  As decision makers figure out how to support response efforts—such as by providing money, equipment, or expertise, they should not assume the worst. 

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