KEY TAKEAWAYS
  • Africa has some of the worst physical infrastructure in the world, particular in terms of roads, air traffic, energy, and telecommunications.
  • Fragmented industries also add to Africa’s infrastructural woes, with supply chains that are weak in logistical strength driving high shipping and distribution costs.
  • Because of infrastructural challenges, businesses have focused on wealthier cities, which causes infrastructural issues in poorer rural areas to only intensify.

Africa has the worst physical infrastructure and the most fragmented markets of any continent. Let's start with the infrastructure.

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