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How Strive Masiyiwa won his first mobile licence by recognising the informal economy

How Strive Masiyiwa won his first mobile licence by recognising the informal economy

20 October 2014 at 08:10 pm

“I understood the informal sector was real.”

Foreign investment

South African CEO sends unusual warning to Pizza Hut and Domino’s Pizza

South African CEO sends unusual warning to Pizza Hut and Domino’s Pizza

14 October 2014 at 05:10 pm

In a frank statement, Famous Brands CEO warns the two American pizza brands not to expect an easy ride in South Africa.

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Jas Bedi: The Kenyan industrialist who sees opportunity in everything

Jas Bedi: The Kenyan industrialist who sees opportunity in everything

16 October 2014 at 01:10 pm

“I never look at a problem and moan and groan. To me everything is opportunity.”

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Driving consumer engagement in Africa

Driving consumer engagement in Africa

13 October 2014 at 08:10 pm

Four key considerations to successfully drive consumer engagement in Africa.

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Meet the Boss: Karl Westvig, CEO, AFB

Meet the Boss: Karl Westvig, CEO, AFB

20 October 2014 at 01:10 pm

“You can’t build a big business without trusting people.”

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