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“The best way to create a sustainable social impact is finding commercial solutions for social problems.”
In 1991, Togo launched one of the first export processing zones in Africa.
Kenya’s Simba Corp has successfully diversified its business.
While there is clearly no shortage of talent in the continent, Africa has been relatively poor in profiting from it.
Business leaders debate the impact that a weakening South African economy has on the rest of the continent.
The Ebola outbreak threatens to reverse much of the economic progress Liberia has made over the past decade.
Companies in fast-growing African countries will find cost-effective access to international capital through the JSE.
How we made it in Africa talks to Jon Stever, founder of Rwanda’s The Office.
In a trend reversal, African technology has migrated to Europe.
New survey reveals many global companies are not prepared to cope with pandemics.
Informal women-owned businesses are losing out on growth opportunities.
“In my own business I sued three [African] governments in the local courts, and I won every case.”
Banks that don’t connect their clients to mobile wallets risk becoming increasingly irrelevant.
I am convinced Cameroon can do much better economically.
“Yes, there are issues. There are service delivery protests, there are strikes, but those are illustrative of a healthy democracy.”