For potential to be truly realised, African economies need to view each other less as competitors, and more as economic partners.
“There is nothing genius about what we decided to do.”
A look at how overlapping membership of trade regimes can trigger illegal trade, using Kenya’s sugar sector as an example.
And should African markets be doing more to compete for global investment?
“Always do what you say.”
How we made it in Africa asks business leaders to share their tips and strategies for FMCG success in Cameroon.
A look at some of the challenges facing e-commerce in Cameroon, and the solutions one online marketplace uses to tackle them.
“Be patient and build from the ground up.”
“Success does not make you Superman. Failure does not make you a loser.”
How we made it in Africa‘s Kate Douglas talks about her first impression of Douala. And how wrong it was.
“It’s better to be the boss of your village than an anonymous guy in a city.”
“It’s so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries,” says Winifred Selby.
Informal trade shouldn’t be crushed, but rather formalised using incentives, says Ecobank research head.
Michael Wilkerson is one of the founders of Tugende, a company that offers a lease-to-own model to help Ugandan boda-boda drivers own their own motorcycle.
UAE’s low-cost airline Flydubai is increasing its routes to several destinations in northern and eastern Africa.