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For all its business and investment potential, the country can be a hard nut to crack.
The link from pumping oil to increasing life expectancy and reducing poverty is not direct.
Philips has adopted a number of strategies to make its global portfolio more relevant for African economies.
The ‘My1963′ card enables passengers to pay their fares without using cash.
Jonathan Somen is one of East Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs.
Chandarana plans to double its number of outlets over the next five years.
At the young age of 21, Joel Mwale has already achieved a lot.
Negative perceptions stand in the way of local companies forging business partnerships with their Chinese counterparts.
According to property portal Lamudi, likely real estate opportunities in 2015 lie in emerging cities.
“We have come up with a system that I would describe as the Android of business software.”
Kenyan businessman Vimal Shah is one of the region’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
Kaskazi Network delivers consumer goods to informal shops and kiosks by motorcycle.
“You can call me a workaholic because I work from 5am to midnight… It is not work for me. It’s fun.”
“We had no background in biscuit [manufacturing] but decided to innovate, work with a strong team, do trials and invest in market surveys and marketing,” says Raj Malde.
“I think the reason some entrepreneurs fail is because they have an idea and it looks ‘sexy’, but they don’t study the market.”