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There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.
“Don’t think you will start a business and a year down the line you are the big guy in town.”
Olam’s MD Ramesh shares some of the strategies required to successfully expand a business in Africa.
Adding value in Africa is expensive but worth it, says agribusiness and food company Olam.
To be able to generate wealth and give its future generations a chance, Africa must take ownership of its health.
“Very few countries are able to grow and accumulate wealth without investing in their manufacturing sectors.”
African Cotton Industries MD says manufacturers need to constantly stay ahead of the game.
Proponents of manufacturing say the sector is a great opportunity for Africa to industrialise and provide jobs to millions of unemployed.
Aliko Dangote made his fortune by gambling on Nigeria’s success when others would not dare.
Award winning entrepreneur, Andrew Mupuya, was 16 when he came up with the idea to manufacture paper bags in Uganda.
Elizabeth Ojelua’s handmade shoes and bags are gaining a following in Nigeria.
The success of Tabitha Karanja and her Keroche Breweries is a classic David and Goliath tale.
To meet demand, a glass bottle manufacturing plant is being set up in Ethiopia.
“Companies that are willing to take risks are seeing the benefits and returns in Angola.”
“There will always be a place for ice cream. As long as there are children, there will always be a market.”