Outward African image needs changing to court foreign investment

March 8, 2016

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Africa has a negative outward image, partly owing to the ignorance of outsiders, but mainly owing to a lack of cohesive strategies to tell the positive news from inside the continent.

Speaking during a panel hosted by MineAfrica and the Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business MineAfrica, which explored aspects of the African Mining Vision (AMV) and what African countries were doing to encourage investment in the current market, Montero Mining and Exploration president and CEO Dr Tony Harwood stressed that Africa needed to overcome the negative perception about doing business on the continent, in order to thrive.

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