“Increasing intra-African trade does not mean doing less business with the rest of the world. On the contrary, as we trade more among ourselves, African firms will become bigger, more specialised, and more competitive internationally.” – Paul Kagame (Chairperson of the African Union and President of Rwanda)
“The journey is forever. Do not ever let yourself feel like you have arrived, because if you do someone else will come and run right past you. You always have to keep going because you haven’t reached the mountain top yet.” – Kevin Ashley, co-founder and CEO of Nairobi Java House in East Africa.
“Africa is not a single country but a continent, one that is a place of the real business opportunity that the world should be alive to.” – Tony Elumelu (Owner of Heirs Holdings, Transcorp and founder the Tony Elumelu Foundation)
“When you have made it in life, you must give back to those who made you.” – Aliko Dangote (The richest man in Africa)