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McKinsey shares some strategies for success in the Nigerian market.
“I have a lot of risk appetite. I work very hard and I apply my creativity.”
Experts debate the future of AGOA for South Africa and what it would mean for Africa if the country was excluded.
Investors with long-term outlooks will help fundamentally shift the pattern of investment into Africa.
Nigerians’ desire for upward social mobility is the driving force of the country’s entrepreneurial spirit.
Traditional crops are slowly dying out as the continent’s food becomes more and more homogenised.
Opinions among local entrepreneurs and international business leaders about Nigeria’s security challenges differ widely.
The economy is changing, and that means our vision of success should as well.
McKinsey suggests three city clusters in Nigeria with sizable populations to rival Lagos.
“It is the right time for investors to seriously look into Africa,” says Ngalaah Chuphi, partner at Ethos Private Equity.
“There is a growing appetite for high-end consumer products such as smartphones.”
The economic payoff of greater connectivity could be immense.
There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.
“I have learned to keep my friends close and my creditors closer.”
“There is a wariness about South Africans and how they do business.”