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Start-up accelerators are common in Europe and the United States, but in Africa the concept is still very young.
“Thinking back, my biggest lesson was back when I was fired because I was too relaxed and too sure of myself.”
Fears over the impact of robotics and 3D printing are exaggerated and miss the huge potential benefits for emerging markets.
Event-goers in Tanzania can now purchase tickets via their mobile phones using mobile money.
“A city like Lagos has 20 million people, but just two shopping centres.”
“The number of property agents that use the internet for business specifically is highest in Zimbabwe,” says Mustafa Suleimanji.
Tanzania social enterprise is helping children in East Africa improve their maths with interactive educational cartoon.
The link from pumping oil to increasing life expectancy and reducing poverty is not direct.
Thoughts by industry professionals about starting, and growing, an e-commerce store.
Yuppiechef’s director, Paul Galatis, shares his tips for winning customer loyalty in the e-commerce industry.
Despite his questionable approach to business, modern-day companies looking to sell into Africa can take a few hints from the mining magnate.
One way companies can create an affinity with African consumers is by working with a local celebrities to endorse their brand.
According to Michael Wood, founder of Aperio, a common mistake made by consumer-facing companies in Africa is getting their product sizes wrong.
Philips has adopted a number of strategies to make its global portfolio more relevant for African economies.
“One thing that takes people aback is when they figure out I’m also a DJ.”