Africa's Entrepreneurial Challenge: If I Can't Fire You, I Can't Hire You

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Dec 14 2012, 12:45:50

In order to create a business in Senegal, it takes several days and hundreds of dollars - without bribes. Very few people in Senegal can afford to do that. Worse yet, once my business is open, I don't dare hire an employee - because it is almost impossible to fire an employee in Senegal.

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