Archive for the ‘Consumer Goods’ category
Online platform Soko enables Kenyan artisans to sell their handcrafted jewellery to a wider market.
As disposable income is limited, African consumers are selective and smart about what they purchase.
Kenyan entrepreneur has filled a gap in the market selling locally made baby care products.
African consumers are highly brand conscious compared with consumers in other countries around the world.
African cocoa farmers see tiny portion of profits from finished products.
Exports by African countries to their peers on the continent have surged by 32% since the 2008 economic downturn.
A Q&A session with KPMG partner Toyin Gbagi highlights potential for business in the West African nation.
Nigerian fashion label Minku is the first Nigerian startup to accept Bitcoin.
The Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative trains women to become highly proficient bike builders.
From its start in his university dorm room, Alex Fourie’s repair service has grown into a successful chain of stores.
Food and beverage multinational is growing its coffee and cereal brands across East Africa.
“Africa was booming and my dreams seemed more feasible over there.”
“The macro story in East Africa echoes that of Africa, and that makes it a relatively more attractive region.”
A major Chinese shoe manufacturer is lacing up for the long run in this economic powerhouse. Will others follow?
Selling satellite phones, electronics and heavy vehicles is Ian Cox’s business.