How will Africa curb the brain drain?

JOHANNESBURG - Africa is suffering a brain drain and the big four countries - Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia - are the hardest hit.

Almost 30% of professionals leave Africa for greener pastures each year.

This drain takes place mostly in senior management professions such as medicine, engineering, technical and agriculture.

African countries are battling to find ways of retain their talent whilst also promoting intra-Africa development.

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