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How we made it in Africa speaks to Jennifer Riria, the 2014 Kenyan country winner of the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Microfinance banker Jennifer Riria explains why she built a business around providing finance to Kenyan women.
Gervais Djondo says it is important to surround yourself with the right people.
“We think Africa can be the new Asia, both for us as a company and for the global economy.”
How we made it in Africa talks to JamboPay founder Danson Muchemi.
Fund manager encourages African countries to trade with each other.
Banks and microfinance firms charge prohibitively high interest rates and attach onerous requirements to loans.
“I believe Africa will get to where it should be by paying attention to its people.”
Lord David Sainsbury’s Msingi will support new companies in key sectors.
SMEs are drivers of the economy and inclusive growth.
Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a 4.7% increase in foreign direct investment in 2013.
Sean Ndiho Obedih, founding partner of Sobek Ventures, discusses the potential for CVC in Africa.
Issam Chleuh sees opportunity for entrepreneurs to be innovators in Africa’s French-speaking countries.
Diversification may be achieved by looking to African markets.
Africa’s growing banking sector must reach out and support young entrepreneurs and SMEs.