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These “local dynamos” are winning customers through innovative business models.
How successful has AGOA been in the past 14 years and what future does it hold for Africa?
Experts debate the future of AGOA for South Africa and what it would mean for Africa if the country was excluded.
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.
McKinsey suggests three city clusters in Nigeria with sizable populations to rival Lagos.
“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.”
“Things are improving in the country but the change will not happen overnight.”
While Kenya made its name in software, a handful of entrepreneurs are now taking the leap into developing hardware.
One of the pillars of the projected good economic performance of Africa over the next decades will be its labour force.
Xtra Publishing wants to grow its Nairobi newspaper brand across the continent.
Young men and women from the countryside do not want to stay and work in the agriculture sector.