Archive for the ‘Zimbabwe’ category

Why South African township marketing agency sees opportunity in Zimbabwe

Anisa Kale, co-founder of Keys Communications, talks about the decision to expand her agency into Zimbabwe.

Why Botswana’s largest retailer ventured into ‘risky’ Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has the best pool of talent in Africa, says the CEO of Choppies.

How Strive Masiyiwa won his first mobile licence by recognising the informal economy

“I understood the informal sector was real.”

Divine Ndhlukula’s 10 steps to grow a successful enterprise

Divine Ndhlukula, founder of Securico in Zimbabwe, shares the business lessons she has learnt that have helped grow her company.

Meet the Boss: Jabu Basopo, GM Southern and East Africa, Visa Inc.

Jabu Basopo says there are three main components that contribute to success in leadership.

21-year-old Zimbabwean questions Obama on US ‘targeted’ sanctions

Entrepreneur asks Obama some critical questions about the US’s relationship with Africa.

Fund manager explains why he is investing in Zimbabwe

“I far prefer to invest in companies where things are dire and the dire scenario is expected to persist.”

Africa’s top five most travelled to cities

The 2014 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index looks at Africa’s top five destination cities.

Every1Mobile creating and connecting communities of mobile phone users

Every1Mobile provides users with content, products and services to help them fast track into the formal economy.

Foreign investors still wary of challenges facing mining projects in Africa

Political instability, protective regulations and access to funding constrain mining companies in Africa.

Fastjet likely to become more pan-African in 2014

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

Report highlights 2014 trends in mergers and acquisitions

The Deal Drivers Africa report forecasts M&A activity in Africa for next year.

Why Africa is an ‘exciting’ market for SAP

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

Increased emerging market tourism to Africa driving new travel demands

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

Lonely Planet ranks Malawi as a top 10 country to visit in 2014

Lonely Planet says Malawi’s Majete Wildlife Reserve offers an uncrowded game viewing experience.