Archive for the ‘Business Focus’ category
“We don’t want to win Oscars. Believe me; we are not interested in that stuff. We want an effective product that will make money.”
It is too early to say whether it will truly take off, but Bitcoin is arriving in Africa.
“Political instability and change can inspire action… but it can also bring the business to a halt at other times.”
Adrian Saville, CIO of Cannon Asset Managers, looks at ways to boost the South African economy
Uganda’s ambitious electric vehicle project.
Africa is currently undergoing a rapid and deep digital revolution.
Business Partners recently launched a dedicated education fund.
On the surface, Mozambique’s capital Maputo looks like a poster child for an increasingly prosperous Africa.
Africa’s growing middle class will push demand for safe and reliable air travel
Skrill’s emerging market model will be launching in Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Tanzania in the next few weeks.
Mozambique is anticipated to be the fastest growing African market for millionaires from 2013 to 2023.
The opportunities for further growth in Africa’s trade are huge, but will only be unlocked if several structural issues can be overcome.
Herman Singh explains why M-Pesa’s Kenyan model failed in South Africa in 2010, and why the revamped version will succeed.
Do South Africans truly believe theirs is just another African country?
Africa Tech Trends is a column by Tom Jackson focusing on developments in Africa’s technology industry.