How we made it in Africa publisher Jaco Maritz shares his experiences from a recent visit to Ivory Coast.
Despite his questionable approach to business, modern-day companies looking to sell into Africa can take a few hints from the mining magnate.
Tugende offers an affordable lease-to-own model to help motorcycle taxi drivers in Uganda own their own motorcycles.
“Our mission is to provide locally-produced food products to Nigerian consumers in a way that is profitable and sustainable.”
Innovation opportunities for the year ahead.
“Our aim is to take the hassle out of getting your place cleaned.”
Across the continent there are cities and towns enjoying rapid growth on the back of industries such as mining, agriculture and technology.
“Hiring the wrong people would be one of the mistakes I have made. One major lesson learnt is to always be recruiting.”
“Instincts and gut decisions should never be overlooked.”
“Neither business nor life is ever a straight shot to the goal. You have to be ready to adjust.”
Five French consumer brands are expected to soon set up shop in number of sub-Saharan African countries.
Only 35% of Côte d’Ivoire’s cocoa is processed inside the country.
Business Partners recently launched a dedicated education fund.
Even though he is the majority shareholder of one of South Africa’s largest unlisted retailers, Braam van Huyssteen still works long hours.
Mozambique is anticipated to be the fastest growing African market for millionaires from 2013 to 2023.