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Start-up snapshot: Free mobile TV streaming app for African audiences

Talking to Pierre van der Hoven, the South African serial entrepreneur behind Tuluntulu.

Meet the Boss: Peng Chen, MD, Easy Taxi Kenya

“Neither business nor life is ever a straight shot to the goal. You have to be ready to adjust.”

Where in Africa would your dollars buy less?

Luanda, the capital of Angola, is the most expensive city in Africa for expatriates.

Start-up snapshot: Breaking down language barriers with translation app

How we made it in Africa poses five questions to the 25-year-old entrepreneur behind Aweza.

South Africa’s ‘all-girl’ brewery wins fans

A group of women in Johannesburg are dismantling masculine notions associated with beer.

What Bitcoin could mean for remittances in Africa

Could Bitcoin help curb Africa’s loss of US$1.8bn annually in remittance fees?

Why Shoprite is teaming up with pizza chain Debonairs in Angola

“Angola is a lucrative market where we currently have no presence, and Shoprite has done a phenomenal job there.”

Meet the Boss: Sue Fox, MD for sub-Saharan Africa, Estée Lauder

“I am pretty good at separating work and home.”

Sweet spot for African private equity is in smaller deals

As African private equity markets evolve, the ‘sweet spot’ is to be found at the smaller end of the deal size spectrum.

How cleaning company founder made a success of a ‘thankless job’

How we made it in Africa talks to Alex Nyaga, founder of Kenya’s Parapet Cleaning Services.

Africa’s five fastest-growing technology companies

A closer look at the Deloitte Technology Fast50 Africa top five winners.

Start-up snapshot: Warehouse stocktaking using drones

Five questions with Jasper Pons, the man behind the South African start-up, DroneScan.

Shop smart online this festive season

Vital tips for consumers when purchasing gifts online.

Ten world-class African infrastructure projects

A new KPMG report highlights 100 of the world’s top infrastructure projects.

Why South Africa’s eTV founder is going mobile with TV streaming app

“If you want a pan-African mass medium, the only thing that is going to work is mobile.”