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Across the continent there are cities and towns enjoying rapid growth on the back of industries such as mining, agriculture and technology.
Cameroonian Olivier Madiba, 29, is the entrepreneur behind Kiro’o Games, the first Central African game studio.
Diversifying exports has become a priority for development economists and policy makers of resource-rich countries around the world.
“Hiring the wrong people would be one of the mistakes I have made. One major lesson learnt is to always be recruiting.”
Many emerging tourism destinations in Africa have identified surfing as a target market.
Africa’s workforce needs reinventing through STEM education, or else its economies are doomed, writes Mariéme Jamme.
Euromonitor International looks at some of the consumption trends and drivers of alcohol in South Africa.
Internet retailing continues to see growth in value terms across South Africa, according to a research by Euromonitor International.
“We had no background in biscuit [manufacturing] but decided to innovate, work with a strong team, do trials and invest in market surveys and marketing,” says Raj Malde.
A key impact of the Ebola outbreak is that food prices are rising in affected countries, as flights are suspended to these areas.
A look at some of the key trends seen in Africa’s tech industry over the last year.
Sizwe Nzima and his team deliver chronic medication to 770 patients in Khayelitsha, at a minimum cost of R10 ($0.87) per delivery.
COMESA is set to see up to US$1bn injection with new trade finance fund.
The Moroccan aeronautics sector posted annual growth rates of 15% to 20% between 2008 and 2013.
“Instincts and gut decisions should never be overlooked.”