Archive for the ‘Rwanda’ category

Bridging the divide: Africa’s diaspora willing to invest back home

Africans living abroad can help reduce poverty by investing back home.

Sub-Saharan Africa’s top five retail markets

The African Retail Development Index highlights markets that hold potential for growth in retail.

‘Entrepreneurship should be a viable career path, not a last resort for jobless’

“To be in business you need to have a different kind of DNA,” says East African incubator founder.

Seven reasons to pay attention to the Swahili language

Swahili could become a more important language, and anyone looking to Africa should pay attention to it.

Meet the Boss: David Kuria, founder and CEO, Ecotact Group

David Kuria advises young people to transform their knowledge into something economically sustainable.

‘Don’t rush’ common currency IMF boss tells East African Community

“Make sure the East African Monetary Union can actually teach the Europeans how to do it right.”

Fastjet likely to become more pan-African in 2014

Low-cost carrier Fastjet looks to expand routes across the continent.

Impact of Africa’s innovation hubs: Too early to call?

Tech hubs are springing up across Africa, and will gain much from collaborating with each other.

Five must-know African consumer trends to run with in 2014

Africa – and more importantly, African consumers – will be firmly on the global stage in 2014.

How SME financial access in Africa compares to other developing economies

An AfDB report shows that many African SMEs have difficulty accessing external financing.

From coffee to beer to mining: A glimpse into Rwanda’s business environment

How we made it in Africa spends a day with DHL in Kigali, Rwanda.

Meet the Boss: Ahsan Manji, managing director, Weetabix East Africa

Ahsan Manji and his team are ambitious, striving to achieve their Big Hairy Audacious Goals.

Family businesses in Rwanda ‘need to improve their financial records’

Many businesses are denied funding as their records are not up to scratch.

How cereal maker Weetabix plans to grow its business in Africa

Cereal maker Weetabix is cashing in on changing breakfast habits.

Focus on the basics, and the money will come in, says food entrepreneur

Prosoya Kenya founder explains how to attract finance.