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The Carlyle Group has seen greater than expected investor interest in a fund focused solely on sub-Saharan Africa.
“Entrepreneurs often feel that corporate governance takes up precious time and energy that they would prefer to put into running their business.”
Economic progress does not just depend on having impressive numbers of GDP growth, high-rise buildings or first-class highways.
Investors interested in Nigeria should be prepared, and be in it for the long term.
From pet food to dating to rentals, 88mph has a range of startups under its wing.
The Easy Taxi Nigeria app links customers with reputable drivers in Lagos and Abuja.
Better farming methods and political commitment are ways to improve the agricultural industry.
“We want to build houses and get supply of houses into this middle-income market.”
“I was very frustrated seeing fellow youth who were not lucky enough to get an education suffering.”
“Gloo.ng is an outpouring of affection to my wife, and by extension, to all our target users,” says founder.
Increasingly more tourists are visiting African countries to receive healthcare.
Offering courses in a variety of subjects, Beni American University students access all material online.
Restaurant company plans to launch its Mugg & Bean coffee shop chain in Nairobi.
The single-largest investment and business opportunity in Africa will be its rising consumer market.
“If you have an idea and are passionate about it, just do it,” says founder of The District.