Archive for the ‘Rwanda’ category

Kigali co-working space offering startups more than just a desk

How we made it in Africa talks to Jon Stever, founder of Rwanda’s The Office.

Foreign-born development fantasies will make African cities a nightmare

African cities have become the world’s next property investment frontier.

Are exchange controls a benefit or detriment to African business?

A look at the complexities of exchange controls in Africa and the role they are currently playing in South Africa.

Entrepreneur trades corporate world for coffee shop business in Rwanda

How we made it in Africa speaks to the founder of Brioche, an upmarket bakery and coffee business.

Rwandan fashion brand says hunger for African products will only grow stronger

How we made it in Africa talks to the CEO of fashion brand Mille Collines.

Meet the Boss: Andrew Youn, founder, One Acre Fund

Non-profit fund boss advocates using the principles of business to advance a meaningful cause.

What Africa could learn from Rwanda – thoughts from a lawyer

Rwanda is ranked 32 out of 189 economies in the 2014 Doing Business report.

What One Acre Fund can teach us about supporting African small-scale farmers

“Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in income.”

Investors warned that East African Community is not a single market

Broll property group sees great opportunity in East Africa’s primary cities.

Forestry not for those seeking a quick buck

Private equity firm says forestry in Africa is not an easy business.

East Africa over the next 20 years? Expert shares his thoughts

East Africa’s star has been shining bright, but what does the future hold for the region?

Oil and mining to be the backbone of East Africa’s economic growth

Oil, gas and mining developments could have positive spill-over effects for the rest of the economy.

Inside Bob Diamond and Ashish Thakkar’s new banking group

How two business moguls teamed up to create a pan-African financial services group.

Investor behind CityBlue Hotels sees gap for African mid-market hospitality brand

Dubai-based investor plans to roll out CityBlue Hotels across continent.

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

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