Archive for the ‘Sectors’ category

Start-up snapshot: Delivering medication in Cape Town’s largest township

Sizwe Nzima and his team deliver chronic medication to 770 patients in Khayelitsha, at a minimum cost of R10 ($0.87) per delivery.

Why a new fund is targeting intra-Africa trade

COMESA is set to see up to US$1bn injection with new trade finance fund.

Morocco making a name for itself in aeronautics sector

The Moroccan aeronautics sector posted annual growth rates of 15% to 20% between 2008 and 2013.

Meet the Boss: Ed Barrow, MD, Hellofood East Africa

“Instincts and gut decisions should never be overlooked.”

How Alan Knott-Craig Jr is providing free Wi-Fi to townships

Alan Knott-Craig, of Project Isizwe, is partnering with governments to provide free public Wi-Fi, at a cost of only $0.09 per GB.

Africa Tech Trends: Mobile operators investing in start-ups

The continent’s mobile operators are investing in the new generation of start-ups.

Start-up snapshot: Free mobile TV streaming app for African audiences

Talking to Pierre van der Hoven, the South African serial entrepreneur behind Tuluntulu.

Meet the Boss: Peng Chen, MD, Easy Taxi Kenya

“Neither business nor life is ever a straight shot to the goal. You have to be ready to adjust.”

Start-up snapshot: Breaking down language barriers with translation app

How we made it in Africa poses five questions to the 25-year-old entrepreneur behind Aweza.

South Africa’s ‘all-girl’ brewery wins fans

A group of women in Johannesburg are dismantling masculine notions associated with beer.

What Bitcoin could mean for remittances in Africa

Could Bitcoin help curb Africa’s loss of US$1.8bn annually in remittance fees?

Why Shoprite is teaming up with pizza chain Debonairs in Angola

“Angola is a lucrative market where we currently have no presence, and Shoprite has done a phenomenal job there.”

Meet the Boss: Sue Fox, MD for sub-Saharan Africa, Estée Lauder

“I am pretty good at separating work and home.”

Africa’s five fastest-growing technology companies

A closer look at the Deloitte Technology Fast50 Africa top five winners.

Start-up snapshot: Warehouse stocktaking using drones

Five questions with Jasper Pons, the man behind the South African start-up, DroneScan.