Africa’s priority: Infrastructure or Agriculture?

A leading Nigerian business entrepreneur, Alhaji Sani Dangote is of the view that greater investment in agriculture is key to Africa’s sustainable development. Contrary to the widely held view that development of infrastructure was central to Africa’s future, Alhaji Dangote, the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Dangote Group…

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Pass it on, Deval Patrick tells CUNY graduates

In 1989 Douglas Wilder of Virginia became the first African American to serve as governor of a state in the United States. Apparently unfazed by that record, Wilder famously said “being first doesn’t mean a thing except if there is a second” Wilder’s record-breaking achievement and sentiment manifested again in…

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