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Jacques Nyemb: Reshaping Africa’s Legal Landscape

Cameroonian HKS student contributes to reform of sub-Saharan Africa’s corporate laws

An editorial in the Harvard Kennedy School’s Africa Policy Journal describes 2015 as “the year of the African entrepreneur.” Over the past few decades, investment in African companies has continued to skyrocket. Enterprises in once dire markets persistently prove their ability to generate returns for shareholders, despite myriad political and social challenges. However, entrepreneurial ventures only achieve sustainability when the public sector establishes business regulations, enforces them, and ensures that they do not become corrupted by politics; such is the challenge many African governments face.

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April 14, 2015

Professor Theresa Betancourt Quoted in NPR Report on Boko Haram Child Abduction

April 8, 2015

Jacques Nyemb: Reshaping Africa’s Legal Landscape

April 7, 2015

The Harvard Crimson Features Center for African Studies

March 12, 2015

Investing in Potential: Harvard Undergraduates Lead Uganda NGO

March 3, 2015

“Why Nigeria Matters to the World,” by HKS Professor Calestous Juma

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