WEF 11-13 May 2016 The Need To Diversify Economies: The World Economic Forum on Africa 2016 is now wrapping up Kigali, Rwanda.
This year marks the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa will convene regional and global leaders from business. The forum always brings together over 1500 delegates from Africa and beyond under the theme ‘connecting Africa’s resources through digital transformation.’
CNNMoney Africa based business correspondent Eleni Giokos sat down with Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote founder of the Dangote Group to discuss diversifying business. Dangote pointed out that all their products and investments are very transformative…he is very confident that even though like most businesses they have their trail times, however, he is not concerned because he knows hard times bring lost of opportunities.
Dangote says his company is investing more than even when things were better, because is cheaper to build any industry today….
When asked about David Cameron by telling the Queen he thought Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world
Aliko Dangote said maybe they were, however be believes ”right now things are changing dramatically, because leadership is very very important and l think with the current fight of corruption people must be very insane to try and be corrupt at least we have actually a press break a bit….
He added that ‘it is difficult, you cannot just eliminate corruption overnight. but l think we are on the way and definitely Nigeria will be at the bottom of corruption very soon”