Seven reasons to be optimistic about Africa: Lord Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick, Global Head, Corporate Citizenship, KPMG International

Students attend class at the Technical College of Bangui. March 12, 2014

When I meet young Africans who have graduated from overseas universities, I’m struck by their excitement for Africa. They have a vision for their countries of origin, and a passion to return to, and invest in, their homelands. This new desire for engagement is a sign of incredible optimism and hope. There are many other signs of hope.

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