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Foreign interest in oil and gas discoveries in eastern Africa means more business for hotels in those regions.
To revive its manufacturing sector, Africa’s largest economy needs to bridge the gap between labour, industry and government.
A new report describes Nigeria’s richest individuals.
More fertiliser, irrigation and other inputs are vital to develop Africa’s agriculture sector, says NEPAD.
The World Bank and others say adding value to raw materials is a dead-end street for African countries.
Africa’s banking sector is estimated to expand faster than the region’s GDP.
Africa’s largest producer of crude oil is the continents second-biggest importer of petroleum.
Business solutions must be tailored to the African context, says Eleni Gabre-Madhin.
Swahili could become a more important language, and anyone looking to Africa should pay attention to it.
“It’s not about the platform but about how you use the platform that matters.”
“Strengthening regional cooperation and trade will make Africa more competitive internationally.”
Thorough research and on-the-ground experience is key to understanding and unlocking Africa’s complex consumer market.
Africa’s need to aggressively pursue the industrialisation path has become more compelling.
In an effort to increase local rice production, Nigeria has proposed to ban rice imports by 2015.
Engen’s innovative strategy is a marketing tool and a way of growing its business.