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Alessandro Bruno is a writer and analyst on issues related to North Africa and the Sahel (Mali and Niger in particular), Libya, the 'Arab Awakening', Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Syria and the Gulf Region. He lectures for the US Armed Forces’ Leader Development and Education for Sustained Peace Program (LDESP), which offers graduate level regional and geopolitical education for military and civilian leaders. He has lectured on Libya, security in the Sahel region of Africa, and the rebellion in Syria and Saudi Arabia. Meet more of our expert analysts.
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Written by Kholofelo Kugler (1)
Monday, 13 October 2014 10:52
Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly recognised as vital engines of growth in the SADC region as Africa continues to soar. However, an acrimonious business environment remains a major stumbling block to meaningful development of local enterprise. SADC needs to capitalise on its potentially vibrant SME sector which could catapult it into an economic powerhouse in its own right. Read more...
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