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No longer just a resource play, Africa is home to a potentially huge consumer class. McKinsey...

No longer just a resource play, Africa is home to a potentially huge consumer class. McKinsey and Co. pegs the number of consumers able to afford more than basic necessities as higher than that of India (spread out over a slightly larger area), but a long road remains before Africa can be deemed the next Asia.
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  • Antimatter
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    Sure, as long as foreign aid pays for it all the consumer items.
    13 Jan 2011, 06:43 PM Reply Like
  • Gary Jakacky
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    Wow....if everyone in Africa starts brushing their tooth...think of the market!
    13 Jan 2011, 08:21 PM Reply Like
  • Bouchart
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    I thought spiraling food and energy costs were going to starve the third world?
    13 Jan 2011, 10:24 PM Reply Like
  • been there
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    been a shithole for 200 years will be for another 100. it's the culture
    13 Jan 2011, 10:38 PM Reply Like
  • Brunza
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    u don't get it. We don't need to brush our teeth to make u rich, neither can we starve because you are more addicted to energy and its cost than us. Definitely, u can't be leaders with such meanness.
    16 Jan 2011, 09:00 AM Reply Like
  • Brunza
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    Emancipation of mankind, which could save this world has once more being abandoned for mad and restless chase for vanity in the name of Western Civilization. You can tell how civilize a country is by the way it takes care of it's most vulnerable...u know what I mean...
    16 Jan 2011, 09:06 AM Reply Like
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