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Sub-Saharan Africa improves its state of globalisation, says DHL

“Globalisation is one of the key forces shaping the continent’s economic growth, and holds vast untapped potential to sustainably improve living standards for Africans.”

Meet the resourceful entrepreneurs who keep Southern Africa moving

Southern Africa has no shortage of resourceful people grabbing life by the horns.

Searching Africa: How the Anzisha Prize found its top young entrepreneurs

“To think of the Anzisha Prize as a once-a-year event would be an underestimate of the programme,” says Josh Adler, director of the Centre of Entrepreneurial Leadership at ALA.

What you should know about doing business in Africa’s fastest growing economy

In its recent ‘World Economic Outlook’ report, the International Monetary Fund says Chad will be Africa’s fastest growing economy in 2014

Africa’s transforming energy sector demands new approach from industry players

“There is no sign of Africa’s exploration activity slowing down, and the continent is expected to continue on its growth path as its attractiveness as an investment destination for the sector becomes ever more apparent due to its untapped resources and potential of new discoveries.”

New DHL survey reveals emerging markets offer highest growth for e-commerce

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region.

New survey reveals growing war for talent in Africa

Competition for talent is increasing in Africa.

Five smart steps to grow your business in Africa

Africa offers potentially lucrative returns for both local and international companies with a knack for spotting opportunities and the ability to think outside the box.

Retail success in Africa requires patience, hard work and innovation

The growth of retail in sub-Saharan Africa is good news, however, it has a down side for other retailers.

Journey of epic proportions through 45 African countries begins

A team sponsored by DHL have just embarked on a grand and ambitious journey through 45 African countries, starting in Cape Town and ending in London in September 2015.

Investment opportunities in Nigeria real estate

With Nigeria’s property market becoming more sophisticated, new prime grade commercial developments offers a number of opportunities.

Intra-Africa trade key to boosting African economies

“More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade.”

Gulf investors increasingly looking to African infrastructure

New report shows Gulf companies are increasing their exposure to African infrastructure, primarily telecommunications, ports and power.

How Dutch-based Vlisco became one of Africa’s most popular fashion companies

Vlisco has products for every price point.

How to market your business in the world’s last growth frontier – Africa

Successfully marketing a brand across such a diverse continent as Africa is no easy task.