Foreign interest in oil and gas discoveries in eastern Africa means more business for hotels in those regions.
Entrepreneur brings solar energy to rural communities in Tanzania.
“Africa was booming and my dreams seemed more feasible over there.”
Business solutions must be tailored to the African context, says Eleni Gabre-Madhin.
Africans, who have returned to the continent for work purposes, share their thoughts.
In an effort to increase local rice production, Nigeria has proposed to ban rice imports by 2015.
The African diaspora is playing a significant role in the continent’s growth story.
Many Africans living abroad have returned to the continent to set up companies. But how have their expectations compared to the reality?
“When you are selling to consumers they don’t care what technology you use, they only care about what they can do with it.”
Cameroonian Olivier Madiba sees many growth opportunities for Africa’s gaming industry.
Why do some of the world’s most resource rich countries have the poorest populations?
Consolidating maps of where minerals lie and developing local procurement and infrastructure are key to mining in Africa.
The Africa Progress Panel reports that Africa loses more through illicit outflows than it receives through foreign investment.
“Minerals are not a curse. They can certainly be the best boon,” says Chamber of Mines of South Africa boss.
Sizwe Nzima is addressing a need in his community through his logistics company Iyeza Express.