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I live in the heart of Silicon Valley and am still dependent on a piece of plastic I have to carry around with me everywhere.
How we made it in Africa
At the young age of 21, Joel Mwale has already achieved a lot.
If the challenge posed by Africa’s electric power deficit is monumental, so is the effort currently going into addressing the problem.
“Our mission is to provide locally-produced food products to Nigerian consumers in a way that is profitable and sustainable.”
Obi phones are targeted at “young, tech-savvy and aspirational youth”.
The year ahead holds incredible opportunity – as well as considerable risk.
Negative perceptions stand in the way of local companies forging business partnerships with their Chinese counterparts.
“The best moment for me was definitely the very first day when the first customer signed up, created his own site with his own domain and paid.”
Africa is rich in distinct market trends.
Anisa Kale, co-founder of Keys Communications, talks about the decision to expand her agency into Zimbabwe.
According to property portal Lamudi, likely real estate opportunities in 2015 lie in emerging cities.
The western world has WikiLeaks, now Africa has AfriLeaks.
“OculusID is a platform for non-invasive and hygienic testing. The technology itself is advanced,” says Ashley Uys.
It is very rare in Kenya to see the CEO of a Chinese-owned company discussing their interests in the country.