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Jannie Mouton talks about how he managed to pick himself up after being fired, and start one of South Africa’s most successful companies.
“It’s an exciting time in Africa and the internet is shifting the way we do business.”
Private equity industry experts discuss what they consider when looking at potential mining deals.
“In Dar es Salaam there is a huge increase in the purchase of apartments,” says Mustafa Suleimanji, managing director for Lamudi in Tanzania.
Juabar has built a franchise network of micro-business owners who offer phone charging services.
Agribusiness, centred around smallholder farmers, could change Africa’s growth and transformation story.
A look at Nigerian business culture and the incentives that will give companies a much needed edge over their competitors.
Tony Blair’s five principles that govern mutually-beneficial relationships between African governments and foreign investors.
Nigerian banking continues to face significant headwinds – in relation to both revenue and costs.
“Be honest in your dealings. You will sleep well and will still make the money you require to live in this world.”
As an economist and a football fan, I cannot resist drawing a certainly non-linear correlation between soccer and economic growth.
“Coming across sceptics in professional life can actually be more useful than advice. It makes me work even harder towards my vision.”
When Canadian Sandra Macdonald-Mulokozi moved to Tanzania 11 years ago, she craved a café where she would get good coffee and Wi-Fi. So she opened one.
Start-up accelerators are common in Europe and the United States, but in Africa the concept is still very young.
“Thinking back, my biggest lesson was back when I was fired because I was too relaxed and too sure of myself.”