Archive for the ‘Property’ category

What does the failure of Woolworths say about Nigeria?

Woolworths may not have succeeded in Nigeria, but many other South African retailers are doing well.

Our top five Meet the Boss interviews of 2013

We highlight our most prominent interviews with business bosses.

Unlocking Africa’s housing market potential

The Pan African Housing Fund looks to address the housing shortage in East Africa.

Women entrepreneurs find success in Kenya’s property industry

Alice Kariuki and her team are building fully serviced apartments in Nairobi.

Malawi-based entrepreneur has big plans for property listing site Pakwathu

At the age of 21, Gonjetso Chinyama is the founder of Pakwathu, a website that allows users to search for properties in Malawi.

Kenyan hotel group sets its sights on domestic tourists

The Kenyan middle class “have time to play golf, go for spa weekends and spend time with family”.

‘Regional expansion is only logical,’ says Britam Group CEO

CEO Benson Wairegi highlights an effective team as integral to the success of his company.

A toast to South Africa’s growing black middle class

The rise of the black middle class has knock-on effects for consumer-driven and property industries.

Business opportunities opening up on remote island of St Helena

St Helena officials hope the development of an international airport will grow the island’s economy.

Angola plans to revive its agricultural sector

To aid growth, Angola needs to diversify its economy, focusing on strengthening its food producing industry.

Somali diaspora drawn back to Mogadishu

Somalis living abroad are now returning home and taking up opportunities to rebuild their country.

African Land Investments to buy shopping malls and office complexes

“It was high time for somebody to set up a venture or a company that is going to be looking at acquiring completed properties.”

Architect cashes in on Kenya’s growing property industry

Denmark-born architect has designed and built residential and hospitality projects in Kenya.

How oil is affecting Ghana’s economy

Taking a closer look at the impact that Ghana’s young oil industry is having on the economy.

Meet the Boss: José Carlos Pinheiro, CEO, Pylos Mozambique

Property firm boss looks beyond the bad to see opportunity in Mozambique.