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“We can help local companies compete and be as good as the multinationals coming to Africa.”
Facebook is trying to grow its penetration on the continent by partnering with mobile operators and developers in Africa.
CEO Benson Wairegi highlights an effective team as integral to the success of his company.
Increasing access to the internet has the potential to aid economic growth across the continent.
The rise of the black middle class has knock-on effects for consumer-driven and property industries.
From confectionery to footwear and stationery, Kenya’s Kenafric Industries has built a successful brand.
World Economic Forum followers ask Mara Group founder Ashish Thakkar questions about Africa’s growth.
Listing and legal fees, and little chance to earn significant capital deter multinationals from listing on local stock exchanges.
Online music platform Spinlet makes African music accessible across the continent.
The luxury car maker has plans to expand across sub-Saharan Africa.
Moving African businesses to Silicon Valley in the US opens opportunities in international markets.
Although Woolworths hasn’t gained success in Nigeria, many other South African retailers have done good business.
“We choose people who are really passionate about starting software development companies.”
Visitors to Africa are increasingly looking for family-orientated safari options.
“The idea was to create a company that would manufacture high quality handicraft using modern designs, handmade in Africa.”