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The success of Tabitha Karanja and her Keroche Breweries is a classic David and Goliath tale.
“Don’t buy a restaurant franchise if you like to go to sleep early.”
“There will always be a place for ice cream. As long as there are children, there will always be a market.”
A look at the used and new car markets in Africa.
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu launches online business, Republic of Leather.
Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a 4.7% increase in foreign direct investment in 2013.
To connect with consumers, brands must have a clear picture of their target audience.
“We are proud that we can make a product here which is entirely made from Kenyan handicraft.”
While 52% of FDI went into the resource sectors, EY’s report highlights an increasingly diversifying economy.
The countries of North Africa trade and invest less in each other’s economies than any other region in the world.
Madagascar needs to do more to nurture business relationships with the rest of Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growing middle class are “ready to spend their money somewhere”.
Although Nigeria now exceeds South Africa in economic size, it still has a long way to go to reach a similar level of development.
“We as Nigerians always believe that foreign brands are better than locally made brands… which poses a challenge to us.”
The Carlyle Group has seen greater than expected investor interest in a fund focused solely on sub-Saharan Africa.