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After a decade of little growth, Gaïcha Saddy is positively surprised by recent development projects in Niger.
Israeli-owned Artcaffé in joint venture with Kenyan coffee shop Dormans.
“We see great potential in Ethiopia and we see that we can contribute to jobs and reduce the unemployment in the country.”
Nigerian online shopping platform Jumia lists its 10 top selling products for 2013.
Investing in and empowering his employees has allowed this entrepreneur to focus on growing his business.
Despite Woolworths’s failure, there are big opportunities for South African retailers in Nigeria.
Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country with an estimated 90m people, has thousands of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) but only a few of these businesses are currently accessing the international market.
African companies are creating products specifically for consumers on the continent.
Woolworths may not have succeeded in Nigeria, but many other South African retailers are doing well.
Recent violence in South Sudan could erase much of the country’s progress since independence.
Advertisers have been slow to adapt to mobile technology.
Growing internet penetration in Africa has wide-ranging effects, contributing to economic and social development.
Niger boasts opportunities in the mining, retail and property industries.
Oltio head talks about a new mobile payments system, and what it could mean for Africa’s SMEs.
Although Woolworths hasn’t gained success in Nigeria, many other South African retailers have done good business.