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How many days to start a business in Africa?

How many days are required to start a business on the African continent? Ease of entrepreneurship.

Ease of African Entrepreneurship Infographic

Wow…quite a few African countries beat the international average of 34 days to start a business. Countries such as Egypt and Madagascar smash it the most, creating an enabling start-up environment of a mere 7 days! South Africa’s at 22 days (Acerbic commentary: that probably excludes the ability to secure finance!).

An infographic depicting the number of days it takes to start a legal business across the African continent. Data from the World Bank, 2010.

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