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Originally posted by intrepid
Interesting questions poised here. I think that gov't controll is the key here. You think it's nonexistant, the control that the gov't has is to building industry. That's something that is missing in a lot of countries in Africa. Stabillity is a serious issue. Am I, as a businessman, going to look at a country that will ensure business will happen, China, or take a chance that Namibia or Rhawanda might save me a buck or two? Easy question.
Originally posted by ThunderCloud
Personally, if I were the leader of an African nation, I'd make English my standard language everyone will speak in business and government (this will make the choice neutral, not in favor of or against any of the 100's of native languages), and make the Metric system the standard measurement system...
Originally posted by Blackout
If Europe harvested their resources as was the case during the Imperial Ages, then yes they might be able to win. But I can tell you the Africans won't allow for another European colonization.