If you have been meaning to start a business, a brick and mortar kind of business that is, you should also consider opening an online store for the same business. If having a physical shop is not your thing, how about starting your business online?
The story "Africa Kills Her Sun" by Ken Saro Wiwa pricks my conscience every time I reflect on the conditions of the youth on our continent. Its a satirical rendition of the failed attempts at governance by newly independent African states. The end result is this: those that stand up against injustices and corruption are jailed or even executed for their stands.