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Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania and Cameroon stand out as attractive markets for long term investment, according to Euromonitor.
A strong relationship with smallholder farmers is central to Seed Co’s approach.
A number of opportunities and challenges exist for entrepreneurs and businesses in Tanzania.
Dinfin Mulupi caught up with L’Oréal East Africa managing director Patricia Ithau.
American entrepreneur Christopher J. Bak runs two Subway franchises in Tanzania, and plans to expand to Kenya later this year.
“If you don’t have a string of failures behind you, it means you have learnt nothing. Failure is a big part of being an entrepreneur.”
“The time is now to be the pioneer and grab the opportunity,” says tech startup entrepreneur.
Large gas discoveries off the East African coastline could be a major economic boost. However, prosperity is by no means a given.
Godfrey Mosha, founder of Principal Company in Tanzania, has identified some of the pros and cons of doing business in the country.
“I can’t deny that halfway through I wished I opted for retail therapy instead, but truth to be told, I won’t exchange the lessons I learnt on my journey for anything in the world.”
“I have learned that if we produce bakery ingredients locally, our customers will get the products constantly and it helps make our business grow faster.”
Two new innovation hubs are challenging the notion that tech just won’t take off in Tanzania.
Malawi and Tanzania are scheduled to hold a high level meeting on the 20th of August on a standoff over oil and gas exploration as well as on the ownership of Lake Malawi.
Euromonitor recently identified some African countries that are likely to see strong growth in tourism.
“We have long wanted to expand into sub-Saharan Africa and offer new outdoor adventure experiences to our guests.”