Archive for the ‘Manufacturing’ category
To revive its manufacturing sector, Africa’s largest economy needs to bridge the gap between labour, industry and government.
The World Bank and others say adding value to raw materials is a dead-end street for African countries.
“We need to conserve our environment, be sustainable and look after our soils. It is the number one resource.”
“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?
Africa’s need to aggressively pursue the industrialisation path has become more compelling.
Nigeria’s Dangote Cement is building a plant in Kenya, which analysts warn will shake up the market.
“Do whatever you do well, do it to perfection, give it your best,” advises Kenyan manufacturer.
Investec recently invested in Nigeria-based Daraju Industries, which manufactures affordable home and personal care products.
ARM Cement boss says families do not have to own 100% of their businesses to achieve growth.
Mama Fresh Injera has teamed up with investors to increase its exports to the US and Europe.
Africa should focus on developing a range of economic activities and the skills to match these.
Despite their geographical proximity, the countries of North Africa vary greatly. While some nations are still dealing with the effects of the Arab Spring, it is business as usual in others.
How we made it in Africa rounds up the 10 articles that were read the most this year.
Prosoya Kenya founder explains how to attract finance.