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“I think agriculture is definitely one of the biggest growth areas for Africa.”
Talking prviate equity in Africa with Phatisa’s Stuart Bradley.
Mobile is a big opportunity for the advertising industry and it will transform how brands engage with consumers.
“When you are selling to consumers they don’t care what technology you use, they only care about what they can do with it.”
“Five months after the launch we got 14m people who had been invited by their friends to use the service.”
Cameroonian Olivier Madiba sees many growth opportunities for Africa’s gaming industry.
Remit aims to bring down the cost of mobile money transfers, as well as making the process more convenient.
Tech giant Ericsson is seeing “phenomenal potential” in sub-Saharan Africa.
Within two days from the time flowers are cut at Kenya’s flower farms they are available for sale in markets such as Sweden.
In order to gain success in African markets, multinational companies need to become truly local.
Why do some of the world’s most resource rich countries have the poorest populations?
Nigeria’s Dangote Cement is building a plant in Kenya, which analysts warn will shake up the market.
“Every country is different, as are their regulatory and financial landscapes.”
While technology can benefit business procedures, techie Lorenzo Boncompagni says companies need some convincing.
Consolidating maps of where minerals lie and developing local procurement and infrastructure are key to mining in Africa.