Archive for the ‘South Africa’ category

Everyone’s private driver: Uber discusses its business in Africa

Uber has launched its taxi app in South Africa and Nigeria.

Meet the Boss: Karl Westvig, CEO, AFB

“You can’t build a big business without trusting people.”

South African CEO sends unusual warning to Pizza Hut and Domino’s Pizza

In a frank statement, Famous Brands CEO warns the two American pizza brands not to expect an easy ride in South Africa.

South Africa’s top 10 hotels for the super-rich

New report reveals the top 10 hotels visited by the super-rich in the year to June 2014.

Four South African companies taking on the world

Four South African companies feature in Boston Consulting Group’s list of 100 “global challengers”.

Meet the Boss: Stefan Joselowitz, founder and CEO, MiX Telematics

Stefan Joselowitz answers our questions.

Pizza Hut not fazed by sluggish South African economy

Pizza Hut aims to ‘fish where the fish are’ in South Africa.

Pizza Hut looking for slice of South African restaurant market

The Pizza Hut restaurant brand has returned to South Africa, with the first outlet expected to open in Johannesburg next week.

Top entrepreneur shares advice on finding investment and retaining employees

How we made it in Africa speaks to Hans van Aardt, founder of software company Microworks.

‘Corporate life is the best business school for entrepreneurs’

South African David Green talks about leaving corporate life for the unpredictable world of entrepreneurship.

No maternity leave: Being a woman entrepreneur in a male-dominated industry

South African Theresa Cupido talks about women entrepreneurship and growing a business in road marking and civil engineering field.

Pros and cons of buying a franchise business: Perspectives from an entrepreneur

Johan Kilian talks about his decision to become a Pie City franchisee.

Business in Africa based on personal relationships, says scaffolding boss

“You cannot do business in Africa via the internet or emails, one has to physically visit potential customers.”

Communications boss on entrepreneurship and how to target your market

“African companies have the potential to be global leaders within many industries.”

What a weak South Africa means for the rest of the continent

Business leaders debate the impact that a weakening South African economy has on the rest of the continent.