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Ashish J. Thakkar on Africa's Economic Future

Ashish J. Thakkar is often described as Africa's youngest billionaire. Just 34 years old, he runs the Mara group, a business that employs some 11-thousand people in 25 countries. He's also Chair of the United Nations Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council, and has created a foundation to support African entrepreneurs. On this week’s One-on-One with Peter Clottey, Thakkar shares his vision for Africa’s expanding economy.