Archive for the ‘Manufacturing’ category
South African entrepreneur explains why product diversification has helped his business grow in Southern Africa.
An interview with Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.
South African Ashley Uys explains how he started manufacturing low-cost medical diagnostic test kits.
Experts debate the future of AGOA for South Africa and what it would mean for Africa if the country was excluded.
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.