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country briefing: South Africa – culture

September 1, 2010

Section 3: History, culture, society, politics, education Overview of the nation’s history and recent events History of South Africa Before AD 100: Most of today’s black South Africans belong to the Bantu language group, which migrated south from central Africa, settling in the Transvaal region sometime before AD 100. 1500: The Nguni, ancestors of the more »

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country briefing: Uganda – economy

September 1, 2010

Country Briefing – Uganda Section 1: Economy and Business Climate Macroeconomic and human development indicators: INDICATOR YEAR Population (millions) 32.71 2009 Population growth (annual %) 3.3 2009 GNI, Atlas method (current US$) (billions) 15.20 2009 GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) 460 2009 Mortality rate, under-5 (per 1,000) 128 2009 Maternal mortality ratio (per more »

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country briefing: South Africa – economy

September 1, 2010

GHD Lab Spring 2011 Section 1: Economy and Business Climate of South Africa Macroeconomic, human development, and other broad indicators South Africa is the largest economy in Africa with a GDP of approximately $530 billion (2010 $, PPP) and the 26th largest economy in the world.[1] However, South Africa’s GDP per capita (PPP) of $10,700 more »

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country briefing: Kenya

September 1, 2010

Kenya Country Briefing Section 1: Economy and Business Climate 1.1 Demographic – Population of Kenya: 37,538,000 – (34th most populous country and growing at 2.75%) – Capital: Nairobi, is the second largest capital city in Africa after Cairo and when combined with Mombasa, houses over 70% of the Kenyan population. – The prevalence of HIV/AIDS has more »

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G-Lab Day: Monday, 9 February

January 30, 2009

On behalf of the students, faculty, and staff of Global Entrepreneurship Lab, we’d like to invite you to the third annual G-Lab Day. This year 183 MBA and Sloan Fellow students are doing intensive, critical projects, at 46 entrepreneurial firms and health delivery non-profits in 18 countries around the world. G-Lab Day will be your more »

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Learning (some more) about where we are working in Africa

November 22, 2008

Students are preparing for their three weeks on the ground in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, and Sierra Leone in January. How to learn more about the places they’ll be working in–the current events, the history, the culture, the health system, the economic, trade, and business environment? For news I often start at AllAfrica.com. Over 1000 more »

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