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Research firm Informa Telecoms & Media predicts that by 2018 smartphone connections on the continent will rise from 79m in 2012 to 412m.
After trying for many years to launch the MAC brand in Kenya, Joyce Gikunda has finally reached her goal.
Much of Africa’s recent economic growth has been a direct result of the positive momentum achieved in oil and gas production.
Republic of Congo: everyone is poor in this small oil-producing country, the middle class just less so.
Until data collection and analysis used to measure income distribution improve, the continent’s statistics are unreliable.
How we made it in Africa looks at Tanzanian company Tatepa’s tea and avocado empire.
Kenya’s Dawa Limited wants to expand its reach across 30 African countries.
Sudan’s boom years ended when South Sudan seceded in 2011.
The new government is expected to bring stability to the country, which will eventually be reflected in consumer spending and confidence.
Equity Bank is rolling out its own mobile network using a new paper-thin SIM card that sits on top of an ordinary SIM.
My recent visit to Lagos has changed my perception of Nigeria’s commercial capital.
Accurate market data is often hard to come by in many African countries.
“I believe being landlocked in the middle of Africa is now potentially a great advantage,” says Robin Miller of REIZ.
How we made it in Africa talks to Indian businessman Sriram Bharatam.
Abhilash Bajpai, director of home electronics and appliances retailer, Radian Stores, talks about the rise in brand consciousness he is seeing in Zambia.