from the Zim Mail, an ongoing discussion of Africa and the business community.
"...My experience in doing business in Africa has informed me that even the most educated people can be financially and commercially illiterate which makes the job of piloting the African development agenda more complex in that the key decision makers in the continent lack the moral capital that is required to underpin sustainable commercial capital development.
Can commerce, a pre-requisite for human development and growth, be sustainable without moral capital? There is nothing inevitable in human affairs to the notion that markets and morals are not aspects of the spontaneous order of society.
A connection does exist between moral capital, commerce and economic performance and, if anything, this was the primary purpose of these 20 articles. .."