If Russia was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, sub-Saharan Africa is a second once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Africa is going through an enormous renaissance and unlike Russia in the 1990s, it is not a matter of imagining that it might happen, it is happening."


Stephen Jennings, Founder and CEO of Renaissance Capital, the leading private investment bank in Russia and CIS countries (Moscow Times, May 31, 2007)