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“The macro story in East Africa echoes that of Africa, and that makes it a relatively more attractive region.”
Business solutions must be tailored to the African context, says Eleni Gabre-Madhin.
A major Chinese shoe manufacturer is lacing up for the long run in this economic powerhouse. Will others follow?
Mama Fresh Injera has teamed up with investors to increase its exports to the US and Europe.
“We see great potential in Ethiopia and we see that we can contribute to jobs and reduce the unemployment in the country.”
Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country with an estimated 90m people, has thousands of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) but only a few of these businesses are currently accessing the international market.
Africa should focus on developing a range of economic activities and the skills to match these.
At present over a quarter of air routes in Africa are served by only one carrier.
Ahsan Manji and his team are ambitious, striving to achieve their Big Hairy Audacious Goals.
Cereal maker Weetabix is cashing in on changing breakfast habits.
“We can help local companies compete and be as good as the multinationals coming to Africa.”
With the land and water resources, Africa has the potential to meet the world’s food needs.
Professor Lemma Senbet urges African economies not to base growth only on natural resources.
EY report highlights foreign direct investment into sub-Saharan Africa, particularly South Africa.
“The idea was to create a company that would manufacture high quality handicraft using modern designs, handmade in Africa.”