It’s very good progress and a blessing to our continent Africa, in as much as it is genuinely acquired and used to better the lives of the people.
Timothy Mbanuh, Facebook
For most African countries the scale of inequality has reached extreme levels, [so] to equate the wealth of a few that constitute only a smaller percentage to mean a sign of progress will be ignoring the larger scale of the poor [...] Wealth in the hands of a few cannot equate to progress for all.
Muhammad Sani Abdullahi, Email
The GDP of some African countries is nothing close to a billion. True progress will be realised when a majority of our countries have a GDP above 100 billion dollars and GDP growth rates above 5%. Qhawe S. Hugo Bhengu, Facebook
#Africanbillionaires are about as good at alleviating #poverty as the #UN is at maintaining #Worldpeace… Look at how much peace we are drowning in.