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Driving consumer engagement in Africa

Four key considerations to successfully drive consumer engagement in Africa.

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.

Africa 2030 – Some inconvenient thoughts

I cannot shake off a sense of nervousness and mild irritation, each time I listen to the gospel of Africa’s enormous opportunity.

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 .

Report reveals Africa’s best and worst performing economies

The IMF predicts that six of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies in 2014 will be in Africa.

Journey of epic proportions through 45 African countries begins

A team sponsored by DHL have just embarked on a grand and ambitious journey through 45 African countries, starting in Cape Town and ending in London in September 2015.

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.

Africa will rise, but the rise will be neither linear nor guaranteed

“There are some dangers in overstating the ‘Africa rising’ view,” says Goldman Sachs head.

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.