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The Pizza Hut restaurant brand has returned to South Africa, with the first outlet expected to open in Johannesburg next week.
How we made it in Africa speaks to Hans van Aardt, founder of software company Microworks.
South African David Green talks about leaving corporate life for the unpredictable world of entrepreneurship.
South African Theresa Cupido talks about women entrepreneurship and growing a business in road marking and civil engineering field.
Johan Kilian talks about his decision to become a Pie City franchisee.
“You cannot do business in Africa via the internet or emails, one has to physically visit potential customers.”
“African companies have the potential to be global leaders within many industries.”
Business leaders debate the impact that a weakening South African economy has on the rest of the continent.
“Although we export all over the world, Africa is our main focus market.”
PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.
South African entrepreneur explains why product diversification has helped his business grow in Southern Africa.
“Yes, there are issues. There are service delivery protests, there are strikes, but those are illustrative of a healthy democracy.”
There has been a rapid expansion of banking activities across the continent in recent years.
“US companies can do very well in Africa provided they put in the effort to understand the continent’s markets in detail.”
Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic capital, makes a comeback after white flight, overcrowding and neglect led to the decline of the inner city.