Archive for the ‘Cote d’Ivoire’ category

‘Parlez-vous Anglais?’ Not understanding in Abidjan

How we made it in Africa publisher Jaco Maritz shares his experiences from a recent visit to Ivory Coast.

Côte d’Ivoire vs Ghana: A football-economics tale of two countries

As an economist and a football fan, I cannot resist drawing a certainly non-linear correlation between soccer and economic growth.

Côte d’Ivoire seeking agribusiness partners

Only 35% of Côte d’Ivoire’s cocoa is processed inside the country.

Payments company adapts business model to reality of African market

Skrill’s emerging market model will be launching in Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda and Tanzania in the next few weeks.

How Dutch-based Vlisco became one of Africa’s most popular fashion companies

Vlisco has products for every price point.

Côte d’Ivoire’s economic capital emerges from the shadow of war

Once rocked by war and ethnic tensions, Abidjan is again rising.

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.

Côte d’Ivoire focusing on small business to diversify the economy

“SMEs are crucial to fight against unemployment and poverty.”

Will West Africa’s proposed ‘eco’ currency ever float?

Plans to launch a common currency flounder in West Africa.

Why Niger might offer better opportunities for business than you think

Niger boasts opportunities in the mining, retail and property industries.

Why Africa is an ‘exciting’ market for SAP

“We can help local companies compete and be as good as the multinationals coming to Africa.”

Francophone Africa’s technology sector worth investing in, says businessman

CTIC Dakar offers training, financing and links with industry players to tech startups in Senegal.

VIDEO: Solving the challenges faced by agribusinesses in Ghana

Kosi Yankey shares her advice with agribusiness entrepreneurs in Ghana.

Rwanda’s improving business environment is turning heads

The 2014 Doing Business report ranks the East African country at 32nd place globally in ease of doing business.

Looking to do business in Burkina Faso? Seven things you need to know

Burkina Faso is seeing growth in its agriculture, mining and telecommunications industries.