ZURICH – The BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) have long been the focus of emerging-market investors. But it is in Africa, a region with the world’s second-fastest growth, where the next big business opportunities lie. In about one-third of the continent’s 55 countries, annual GDP growth is above 6%, and Sub-Saharan Africa grew at an estimated 5.1% pace in 2013.
Researcher and author of several books on African affairs, Dr. David Hoile, in his study entitled, ‘The International Criminal Court: Europe’s Guantanamo Bay?’ described the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) as a new European attempt to re-colonize Africa.
US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns will arrive in Ethiopia on a two day visit on January 29-30, a statement from the US department of state announced.