Mark Zuckerberg’s year of books: The essential points from Why Nations Fail

The Next Web

Riddle me this: Why has Botswana, a landlocked country in the south of Africa, become one of the fastest-growing countries in the world, while other African nations — Zimbabwe, the Congo and Sierra Leone among them — remain caught in a miasma of violence and poverty? Mark Zuckerberg’s 18th pick for his Year of Books is Daron Acemoglu and James Robinsons’ Why Nations Fail.

SWOT Analysis Examples

Up and Running

Sedibeng Breweries is a medium-scale brewery located in the growing industrial center of Selebi Phikwe, Botswana. A potential business opportunity for Sedibeng Breweries is a government-subsidized export operation, ideally to target markets in neighboring countries that are very similar to their target markets in Botswana so that Sedibeng’s strong marketing campaign can remain consistent. Editor’s note: This article was updated in November of 2017.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Skills Development in Africa: How Wide is the Skills Gap?

Transformify - Recruiting

Botswana. Considered to be among the fast-growing economies in the world, Botswana adopted several initiatives to address unemployment and skills development. 70% of Africa’s population is under the age of 25 shaping one of the largest untapped talent pools in the world. At the same time, 75% of all university graduates in Kenya and Nigeria are likely to be unemployed for up to 5 years after graduation.

The Talented Mr. Ridley

Growthink Blog

He points to the inspiring example of Botswana, where a hard-earned culture of property rights and rule of law have fueled economic growth rates to rival the highest-flying Asian Tiger. Arguably the best book ever written on the power of entrepreneurial capitalism - The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley - should be required reading by anyone interested in protecting and defending the free enterprise way of life.

How to Start a Brewery: Growing Your Own Craft Beer Business

Up and Running

About the plan: Sedibeng Breweries is a medium-scale brewery located in the growing industrial center of Selebi Phikwe, Botswana. In 2018, there were more than 7,450 breweries in the U.S.—well well over than the historic high of 4,131 breweries in 1873, according to the Brewers Association. In such a crowded market, making good beer and opening the doors isn’t enough anymore.