Archive for the ‘Zambia’ category

Africa’s natural resources no longer a curse?

African leaders take action that could transform the mining sector.

African Land Investments eyeing malls in key markets across the continent

Property investment firm aims to grow its portfolio to US$500m.

German agriculture boss endorses foreign investment in African farming

“I don’t think you have a region in the world with a bigger opportunity than Africa,” says agribusiness boss.

‘Entrepreneurship should be a viable career path, not a last resort for jobless’

“To be in business you need to have a different kind of DNA,” says East African incubator founder.

Five African boom towns offering untapped opportunities

Across sub-Saharan Africa there are towns and cities experiencing fast growth on the back of new mining and oil projects or other business activities.

African oil company Engen introduces bicycle vendors to boost sales

Engen’s innovative strategy is a marketing tool and a way of growing its business.

Why smart businesspeople are looking at the Zambia-DRC border area

Solwezi in Zambia’s Northwestern Province has been described as a modern day African boom town.

Fastjet likely to become more pan-African in 2014

Low-cost carrier Fastjet looks to expand routes across the continent.

Addressing the need to open Africa’s skies

At present over a quarter of air routes in Africa are served by only one carrier.

Five must-know African consumer trends to run with in 2014

Africa – and more importantly, African consumers – will be firmly on the global stage in 2014.

Poultry demand in Africa likely to continue growing, but not all local producers are benefitting

Poultry industry operators need the right business strategies to thrive in Africa.

Why Africa is an ‘exciting’ market for SAP

“We can help local companies compete and be as good as the multinationals coming to Africa.”

The sweet side of Kenafric Industries’ diversified business

From confectionery to footwear and stationery, Kenya’s Kenafric Industries has built a successful brand.

Increased emerging market tourism to Africa driving new travel demands

Visitors to Africa are increasingly looking for family-orientated safari options.

China in Africa: New challenges beyond the commodities super cycle

There are indications that China’s activities in Africa will be more varied in future.