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From its start in his university dorm room, Alex Fourie’s repair service has grown into a successful chain of stores.
To revive its manufacturing sector, Africa’s largest economy needs to bridge the gap between labour, industry and government.
Africans, who have returned to the continent for work purposes, share their thoughts.
“Being in a band and chasing the magic fame dragon isn’t all that different to being an entrepreneur.”
Mobile is a big opportunity for the advertising industry and it will transform how brands engage with consumers.
Just like winemaking, growing a business requires patience and passion.
“Minerals are not a curse. They can certainly be the best boon,” says Chamber of Mines of South Africa boss.
Sizwe Nzima is addressing a need in his community through his logistics company Iyeza Express.
Restaurant company targets East Africa’s growing middle class with seafood chain.
Political instability, protective regulations and access to funding constrain mining companies in Africa.
“Living in the city was a means to connect with people in an everyday, ordinary way,” says developer Dirk Bahmann.
Investors are wary of labour strife, the nationalisation debate and government accountability in South Africa.
RisCura offers thoughts on the challenges of investing in sub-Saharan Africa.
“Companies that fail to dig deep into the consumer psyche in African markets before making a move are bound to fail.”
Expanding food brands across Nigeria involves customer education and investment in the supply chain.