“It is the right time for investors to seriously look into Africa,” says Ngalaah Chuphi, partner at Ethos Private Equity.
“There is a growing appetite for high-end consumer products such as smartphones.”
The economic payoff of greater connectivity could be immense.
Swiss small and medium enterprises are realising Africa is the last ‘frontier’.
There is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed by the recent headlines.
“I have learned to keep my friends close and my creditors closer.”
“There is a wariness about South Africans and how they do business.”
“Things are improving in the country but the change will not happen overnight.”
In sub-Saharan Africa only South Africa and Mauritius have been able to attract the global food chain.
While Kenya made its name in software, a handful of entrepreneurs are now taking the leap into developing hardware.
An African City has been described as the continent’s answer to hit US television series Sex and the City.
Businesses which do not allocate time mid-year to reflect and plan are running the risk of not operating at their full potential.
A look at the complexities of exchange controls in Africa and the role they are currently playing in South Africa.
How we made it in Africa talks to Njuhi Chege, founder of RiRi Jewellery.
Nigerian-American journalist and author, Dayo Olopade, talks about the heart of Africa’s commercial activity.