Archive for the ‘Media, Sports & Entertainment’ category

When will Africa host its first Olympics? Not likely before 2032

The International Olympic Committee says it would welcome any credible bid from an African city.

Driving consumer engagement in Africa

Four key considerations to successfully drive consumer engagement in Africa.

Random reflections from a week in Lusaka

How we made it in Africa’s‘s Kate Douglas reflects on some of the business and social characteristics of Lusaka.

Why a brand is not simply your company’s name or logo

“Brand is the business of business,” says Kenya’s Eva Muraya.

Entrepreneur Eva Muraya applies ‘the principles of the harvest’ to business

How we made it in Africa talks to award-winning entrepreneur Eva Muraya.

How the entrepreneur behind Groove Awards bounced back from failure

How we made it in Africa speaks to Kevin Mulei, founder of Kenya’s first gospel music awards show.

Communications boss on entrepreneurship and how to target your market

“African companies have the potential to be global leaders within many industries.”

Creativity is the new money in Africa

While there is clearly no shortage of talent in the continent, Africa has been relatively poor in profiting from it.

Grooming Kenya’s next generation of sport stars and business leaders

How we made it in Africa speaks to Elizabeth Odera, founder of the Sadili Oval Sports Academy.

Sporting background can give entrepreneurs an edge

Entrepreneur says playing sports taught her to be disciplined in business.

Meet the Boss: Eva Muraya, CEO, Brand Strategy and Design

“I have a lot of risk appetite. I work very hard and I apply my creativity.”

Africa’s ‘Sex and the City’ showing potential as a serious business

An African City has been described as the continent’s answer to hit US television series Sex and the City.

Newspaper hopes to lure young readers by cutting political coverage

Xtra Publishing wants to grow its Nairobi newspaper brand across the continent.

Meet the Boss: Salim Anjarwalla, MD, African Cotton Industries

“I am very conservative. I am not necessarily a high risk taker.”

Kolo Touré backs investment fund targeting wealthy African footballers

The African Opportunities for Footballers Fund targets wealthy football players looking to invest in the continent.