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Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, could soon have a US$45 billion economy.
How we made it in Africa talks to Swaady Martin-Leke, founder of tea company YSWARA.
African countries should focus on building smaller infrastructure projects that require less financing.
Kader Coulibaly, general manager at DHL Express in Ghana, shares his thoughts on the country’s business landscape and what companies need to do to be successful in this market.
Africa needs to deal with the misconceptions around the continent’s size, risks and opportunities by branding and marketing itself better.
“Private sector development has a much greater potential to improve self-sufficiency and prosperity than charity.”
Companies who are not currently doing business in Africa perceive it as the least attractive investment destination in the world.
“The biggest threat to Africa is not invasion by neighbours; it is poverty.”
Rachel Tladi tells How we made it in Africa about the challenges of being a businesswoman in the male-dominated construction industry.
One Degree Solar’s BrightBox system powers lights, smartphones, tablets, and radios.
A trusted and capable local business partner is a sought-after commodity in Africa.
“I think we are missing an unbelievable opportunity,” says Robert Scharar.
The fact that Kenya’s recent elections was conducted relatively peacefully should send a positive message to investors, says Alan Cassels, Kenya country manager of DHL.
A strong relationship with smallholder farmers is central to Seed Co’s approach.
Africa’s private equity industry will be a major beneficiary of the growth in pension funds.