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“We had no background in biscuit [manufacturing] but decided to innovate, work with a strong team, do trials and invest in market surveys and marketing,” says Raj Malde.
Sizwe Nzima and his team deliver chronic medication to 770 patients in Khayelitsha, at a minimum cost of R10 ($0.87) per delivery.
Over the past year How we made it in Africa wrote about numerous entrepreneurs doing interesting things on the continent.
Talking to Pierre van der Hoven, the South African serial entrepreneur behind Tuluntulu.
How we made it in Africa poses five questions to the 25-year-old entrepreneur behind Aweza.
A group of women in Johannesburg are dismantling masculine notions associated with beer.
How we made it in Africa talks to Alex Nyaga, founder of Kenya’s Parapet Cleaning Services.
Five questions with Jasper Pons, the man behind the South African start-up, DroneScan.
“If you want a pan-African mass medium, the only thing that is going to work is mobile.”
Greer Valley and Themba Mntambo are the co-founders of Kushn, a designer goods brand that combines leather with African woven textiles.
“If TA Telecom does not build the next Google, it will either invest in it, or inspire it to happen.”
The plan for a coffee shop was born from the desire to do something no-one else was doing.
Flora Mutahi recently launched her first tea café in Nairobi.
Even though he is the majority shareholder of one of South Africa’s largest unlisted retailers, Braam van Huyssteen still works long hours.
Kooroo Designs has grown from a hobby to a well-known fashion brand.