Posts Tagged ‘africa’
“I believe being landlocked in the middle of Africa is now potentially a great advantage,” says Robin Miller of REIZ.
Alpesh Patel shares some of the lessons he has learnt over the years in entrepreneurship.
Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region.
While mobile payments is leapfrogging traditional financial services infrastructure in Africa, Diebold says there’s still strong growth potential for ATMs.
Alpesh Patel, founder of Africa’s Mi-Fone, shares some of the strategies the brand has employed to place it in the game.
Blackstone CEO discusses the firm’s recent investment in Africa.
“China is no longer the factory of the world. China is becoming the market of the world.”
Competition for talent is increasing in Africa.
“Today the prices of sisal in the world are US$2,000 a ton, and my cost of production is $700 a ton.”
Africa offers potentially lucrative returns for both local and international companies with a knack for spotting opportunities and the ability to think outside the box.
I am more convinced than ever that the single biggest constraint to the growth of multinationals in Africa is perspective.
“There are some dangers in overstating the ‘Africa rising’ view,” says Goldman Sachs head.
How we made it in Africa asks private equity fund manager Phatisa about its investments in Africa’s agricultural sector.
Mysimax’s project in Africa can become an astounding first, a symbol of Africa’s opening up to the rest of the world.
Meridian’s main focus is the manufacture and distribution of specialised fertiliser blends.