Reimagining South Africa: Reaching for the Stars by Siya Xuza

Reimagining South Africa

“There is a tremendous amount to celebrate in South Africa’s achievements—and its best times lie ahead. The first 21 years of democracy have been a profound period of growth, transformation, experimentation, and nation building. What is South Africa’s true potential, and what can be done to unlock it? In Reimagining South Africa: 20 reflections by leaders from South Africa and beyond, McKinsey brings together thought leaders to share their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing the country.”

In this EXTRACT from the book, young scientist Siyabulela “Siya” Xuza shares his thoughts cultivating Africa’s human potential.

“To create global African entrepreneurs, we need to cultivate young people’s curiosity and determination – and a new breed of role models.”- Reimagining South Africa

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