Archive for the ‘Republic of the Congo’ category

What it means to be middle class in the Republic of the Congo

Republic of Congo: everyone is poor in this small oil-producing country, the middle class just less so.

US-Africa trade: A look at the real issues around AGOA

How successful has AGOA been in the past 14 years and what future does it hold for Africa?

Young Malian talks about impact investing in francophone Africa

Issam Chleuh sees opportunity for entrepreneurs to be innovators in Africa’s French-speaking countries.

Five African boom towns offering untapped opportunities

Across sub-Saharan Africa there are towns and cities experiencing fast growth on the back of new mining and oil projects or other business activities.

A toast to South Africa’s growing black middle class

The rise of the black middle class has knock-on effects for consumer-driven and property industries.

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.

Congo looking forward to an economic boom in the coming years

Oil production and mining are expected to drive Congo’s growth.

Should Shoprite and Walmart be worried by Carrefour’s entry into sub-Saharan Africa?

French retailer Carrefour recently announced that it will enter eight countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Commercial farming in the Congo not for the faint-hearted

How we made it in Africa looks at how a group of South African farmers is establishing commercial agriculture in the Congo.

Interview: The man behind Africa’s answer to the iPad and iPhone

How we made it in Africa speaks to Vérone Mankou, the 26 year old entrepreneur behind the African designed Way-C tablet.

South African farmers ready to venture into the Congo

A group of South African farmers are preparing to go up to the Republic of the Congo and start with commercial agriculture in the central African state.

South African firms urged to invest in Congo

South Africa wants to explore business and investment opportunities in the Republic of the Congo, says President Jacob Zuma.