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Why doesn't anyone bother opening an airsoft paying field in any of the African countries? I know that to open a business in an area means that there must be demand for it, but who doesn't like to play war games? There are over 50 countries in Africa in which to open up an airsoft business and most of them don't have a single airsoft playing field, so if you opened up an airsoft shop or playing field in any of them, you would be a monopoly.. That means you would control the price, rules etc. There is no pressure to keep up with competition, so you would be making healthy profits. And yes, I know that most of Africa is a weak economy and most of the population live in poverty and may not afford, but you could lower the price rates accordingly. It could work because the recreation business sells wherever you are. And opening any business there is real cheap, so if you are from a developed country, like USA and you are a low income earner, you could easily buy a mansion sized house and an SUV in Uganda, and if you are a middle class earner from a developed nation, you could buy 3 houses and several cars, now imagine what you could do if you are a high earner. I know a man from Netherlands who opened up a paintball field in Uganda, he is a monopoly and says business is picking up quite well. South Africa is the only country I know that has several airsoft shops and playing fields, Kenya, however, has got a shop that sells airsoft guns but does not have a playing field. And concerning legal issues, it shouldn't be a problem becase most African countries do not have any specific airsoft laws, except for Nigeria, where even paintball is banned. Concerning political stability, for the most part is fine, but some countries are war zones, others, like Zimbabwe are ruled by dictators, but are otherwise stable. There are many more businesses not available in which one could become a monopoly, maybe because the economy is so weak and there is no demand or purchasing power, but is that about to change ? Any investors / Entrepreneuers out there, you could try since like I said, it's a low start-up cost and therefore little to lose.