Archive for the ‘Business Focus’ category
Talking business and entrepreneurship in Zambia with Monica Musonda, founder of Java Foods.
“To force a private company to become a listed company without any regard to the maturity of the stock market is extreme.”
African national oil companies need sufficient resources and backing to achieve their mandates.
Pep has an aggressive expansion plan for the continent.
“Technology jobs bring a lot of money but it also comes with a hell of a lot of stress.”
How we made it in Africa speaks to Manoj Shanker, CEO of Techno Brain.
In 2012, the average working Tanzanian earned the equivalent of US$1,200, which is lower than the average for sub-Saharan Africa.
“How can companies that produce products that are polluting the environment have a strong reputation for social and environmental responsibility?”
Ebola is a major tragedy and need to be fought with all necessary resources, yet there are bigger economic issues out there to watch.
“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.