Archive for the ‘Sectors’ category

Talking business and exporting to Africa with Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

“Although we export all over the world, Africa is our main focus market.”

Unpacking Power Africa: A good opportunity for the private sector?

How we made it in Africa talks to OPIC about the nitty-gritty of the Power Africa initiative.

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.

Africa’s M-Pesa mobile payment method debuts in Romania

In a trend reversal, African technology has migrated to Europe.

Don’t put your eggs in one basket, says animal health entrepreneur

South African entrepreneur explains why product diversification has helped his business grow in Southern Africa.

Ebola: 50% of multinationals have no policy to deal with pandemics

New survey reveals many global companies are not prepared to cope with pandemics.

Grooming Kenya’s next generation of sport stars and business leaders

How we made it in Africa speaks to Elizabeth Odera, founder of the Sadili Oval Sports Academy.

The cost for banks that ignore mobile wallets would be severe

Banks that don’t connect their clients to mobile wallets risk becoming increasingly irrelevant.

China, US both rivals and partners for slices of African pie

The US-Africa Leaders Summit revived debate on America’s efforts to catch up with China’s growing influence in Africa.

Cameroon must roar: at a 7% minimum

I am convinced Cameroon can do much better economically.

Sporting background can give entrepreneurs an edge

Entrepreneur says playing sports taught her to be disciplined in business.

The rise of Africa’s banking champions

There has been a rapid expansion of banking activities across the continent in recent years.

Meet the Boss: Erik Hersman, tech entrepreneur, Kenya

One of the major players in Kenya’s tech scene reveals his first job and how he relaxes.

Africa’s economy set for dramatic changes

An interview with Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.

Why Carlyle Group CEO is bullish about private equity in Africa

If there is going to be a great explosion in private equity, it will be in Africa, says David Rubenstein.