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“In Dar es Salaam there is a huge increase in the purchase of apartments,” says Mustafa Suleimanji, managing director for Lamudi in Tanzania.
Agribusiness, centred around smallholder farmers, could change Africa’s growth and transformation story.
Nigerian banking continues to face significant headwinds – in relation to both revenue and costs.
As an economist and a football fan, I cannot resist drawing a certainly non-linear correlation between soccer and economic growth.
Start-up accelerators are common in Europe and the United States, but in Africa the concept is still very young.
Fears over the impact of robotics and 3D printing are exaggerated and miss the huge potential benefits for emerging markets.
“A city like Lagos has 20 million people, but just two shopping centres.”
“The number of property agents that use the internet for business specifically is highest in Zimbabwe,” says Mustafa Suleimanji.
The link from pumping oil to increasing life expectancy and reducing poverty is not direct.
Yuppiechef’s director, Paul Galatis, shares his tips for winning customer loyalty in the e-commerce industry.
One way companies can create an affinity with African consumers is by working with a local celebrities to endorse their brand.
Philips has adopted a number of strategies to make its global portfolio more relevant for African economies.
Tugende offers an affordable lease-to-own model to help motorcycle taxi drivers in Uganda own their own motorcycles.
Across East Africa, increases in processing of agricultural products is being accompanied by an increase in organic waste.
Small-scale fishermen who live on Ghana’s western coast struggle to sustain their livelihoods with offshore oil exploration activities expanding.