Food and beverage multinational is growing its coffee and cereal brands across East Africa.
Be committed, know your industry and listen to advice, says award-winning Kenyan marketer.
Respected Kenyan entrepreneur Joanne Mwangi on growing her small firm into a regional group.
“We need to conserve our environment, be sustainable and look after our soils. It is the number one resource.”
“The future is in the young people. Those are the people who own Africa.”
The MPAYER product enables businesses to manage their financial and transaction systems more efficiently.
“The macro story in East Africa echoes that of Africa, and that makes it a relatively more attractive region.”
“It definitely takes a strong heart to decide to work in South Sudan.”
“In the western world the rules have already been defined. Here it is a new territory and that is where the opportunity is.”
“I think agriculture is definitely one of the biggest growth areas for Africa.”
Mobile is a big opportunity for the advertising industry and it will transform how brands engage with consumers.
“Five months after the launch we got 14m people who had been invited by their friends to use the service.”
Remit aims to bring down the cost of mobile money transfers, as well as making the process more convenient.
Tech giant Ericsson is seeing “phenomenal potential” in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigeria’s Dangote Cement is building a plant in Kenya, which analysts warn will shake up the market.