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Interior design boss sells creativity and imagination

How we made it in Africa talks to Moshe Noiman, founder of Classic Mouldings.

Meet the Boss: Jaswinder Bedi, CEO, Bedi Investments

“I wouldn’t call myself a workaholic, but my wife does.”

Retail success in Africa requires patience, hard work and innovation

The growth of retail in sub-Saharan Africa is good news, however, it has a down side for other retailers.

Group of risk-taking friends transform plantation into golf haven for Kenya’s rich

Where once stood overgrown bush and sisal plantations, now sits a luxury golf estate .

Meet the Boss: Kris Senanu, deputy CEO, AccessKenya

“I don’t believe in jobs. I believe in seeing opportunity.”

Seeing the future through the eyes of young Africans

I am more convinced than ever that the single biggest constraint to the growth of multinationals in Africa is perspective.

Vipingo Ridge golf estate – where Kenya’s wealthy can escape reality

At the Kenyan coast stands the 2,500 acre Vipingo Ridge golf development.

Africa keeps it interesting for Bayer business development boss

Bayer CropScience is ramping up its presence in Africa.

E-payment start-up SimplePay wants to beat cash in Nigeria

How we made it in Africa interviews the entrepreneurs behind SimplePay.

International hotel companies focusing on Ethiopia

Ethiopia currently houses only a handful of international hotel brands.

Investment opportunities in Nigeria real estate

With Nigeria’s property market becoming more sophisticated, new prime grade commercial developments offers a number of opportunities.

Africa Tech Trends: Global giants play for Africa’s unconnected

Africa Tech Trends is a fortnightly column by Tom Jackson focusing on the most important developments in Africa’s technology industry.

South Africa’s top 10 hotels for the super-rich

New report reveals the top 10 hotels visited by the super-rich in the year to June 2014.

African fashion with a Swedish touch

There is currently “a big push for African designs” globally, says Cecilia Östman of fashion company Njema Helena.

Zambeef – from humble beginnings to one of Zambia’s top companies

Zambeef CEO shares the company’s story with How we made it in Africa.