As Zimbabwe and the rest of Africa holds its breath, we look at what how Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration can provide an opportunity for foreign investment and human capital.
Some African countries have the wildest growing economies in the world owing to improved infrastructure, enhanced economic management, increased production of goods and services and the expansion of the middle class. Despite these positive aspects, talent management, a very instrumental element in sustainable economic growth, is still a concern in most of the industries in Africa.
It is the dream of every company or organisation to acquire and retain highly qualified and dedicated personnel to ensure that optimal performance is attained all the time. When a reported 74% of employees want to walk away from their jobs, it is no wonder that employers value such optimal performance from staff, otherwise known as engaged employees
According to the UN, Africa’s total population is on a trajectory to hit 2.5 billion by 2050 (around 25% of the total world’s population). Coupled with this rather astonishing fact is what researchers refer to as the ‘youth bulge’: there are an estimated 200 million people aged between 15 and 24 across the continent.