Archive for the ‘Cote d’Ivoire’ category

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.

Hospitality group expects ‘to make a lot of money’ in West Africa

Mangalis Management is an African hospitality group that wants to put Africa on the map.

Phatisa: Final close of the African Agriculture Fund at $243m

Phatisa has announced the successful conclusion of its fundraising for the African Agriculture Fund (AAF), with $243m in total capital commitments.

Hellofood feeds growing appetite for online meal deliveries in Kenya

Online meal ordering platform grows consumer base in Nairobi.

Growth first, returns later, says African e-commerce group

“We believe that e-commerce is going to leapfrog lots of traditional businesses.”