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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.
African healthcare entrepreneurs can learn a lot from their peers in India.
Standard Bank expects East African oil and gas discoveries to fundamentally transform the region’s economies.
Dayo Olopade says some for-profit companies leverage the existence of poverty as a clever marketing tactic.
An innovative new product aims to improve internet access in emerging markets.
As Africa’s emerging markets grow, domestic demand for ready-to-consume food products is quickly on the rise.
Four multinationals share their experiences of employee tribalism or cultural prejudice in Africa.
“Success does not come in one day,” says top Kenyan entrepreneur Jennifer Riria.
“If you want to bank the owner, bank the business.”