Archive for the ‘Zimbabwe’ category
“Do what you can with what you have, where you are.”
Retail growth opportunities in some African countries are restricted by regulatory and political situations.
“Approach anything and everything with an attitude of energy and enthusiasm.”
Entrepreneur and media personality, Farai Gundan, shares her thoughts on Africa’s potential.
The growth of supermarkets and restaurant chains across Africa is opening up opportunities for farmers and entrepreneurs.
“The Zimbabwean retail sector is actually booming at the moment. There is a huge amount happening,” says Marc Sternberg, MD of Spark ATM Systems.
Observers say there has been a rising demand from organisations and individuals seeking to learn Chinese.
Divine Ndhlukula is the founder and managing director of SECURICO, a security service provider in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe’s new airline Fresh Air believes it has identified a gap in the local market for low-cost air travel.
In 2007 the Zimbabwean government passed into law the controversial Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act.
“Women entrepreneurs have to work twice as hard to succeed. They should expect certain difficulties to crop up merely due to the fact that they are women.”
African cities don’t perform well in a new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranking of the world’s best cities to live in.
Zimbabwe was once southern Africa’s breadbasket. But today it is a basket case, where people depend on handouts for food.
The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KP), the diamond trade’s international watchdog, has given Zimbabwe the green light to resume sales of diamonds from the Marange fields.
The investment case for Zimbabwe finds an increasingly receptive audience among US corporates.