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How Germany’s Bayer CropScience is courting small-scale farmers in Africa.
British high street footwear brand Clarks is set to double the number of stores it has in Africa.
Uber has launched its taxi app in South Africa and Nigeria.
“There is always business to be done in Africa,” says Tim Clark, president of Emirates.
Blackstone CEO discusses the firm’s recent investment in Africa.
“Connectivity between Africa and Asia is very poor. That is something I’d love to get into.”
In a frank statement, Famous Brands CEO warns the two American pizza brands not to expect an easy ride in South Africa.
The growth of retail in sub-Saharan Africa is good news, however, it has a down side for other retailers.
Bayer CropScience is ramping up its presence in Africa.
Ethiopia currently houses only a handful of international hotel brands.
The Investment Corporation of Dubai recently took a minority stake in Nigeria’s Dangote Cement.
“We can see many opportunities of co-operation and partnership happening between this region and Africa.”
New report shows Gulf companies are increasing their exposure to African infrastructure, primarily telecommunications, ports and power.
“We look at Africa as a place where there are lots of crops for which the yields and quality can be improved.”
Pizza Hut aims to ‘fish where the fish are’ in South Africa.