Posts Tagged ‘africa’
Jonathan Somen is one of East Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs.
“If you are going to do something, do it properly, and you actually need to win at it.”
If the challenge posed by Africa’s electric power deficit is monumental, so is the effort currently going into addressing the problem.
Obi phones are targeted at “young, tech-savvy and aspirational youth”.
Africa is rich in distinct market trends.
The western world has WikiLeaks, now Africa has AfriLeaks.
Africa’s Big Seven is co-located with SAITEX – The Southern African International Trade Exhibition for non-food retail ready products. The combined events attract close to 1,000 exhibitors and 15,000 visitors from 44 countries. It is without doubt the leading clearing house for food & beverage exports from and imports into Africa.
It is very rare in Kenya to see the CEO of a Chinese-owned company discussing their interests in the country.
As the global economy continues to change, retailers, manufacturers and other sectors are increasingly facing difficult, and sometimes unique, challenges that impact their supply chains.
For more capital to flow into agriculture, farmers and financiers will have to learn a lot more about each other.
Gains from low oil prices can be substantial for developing-country importers if supported by stronger global growth.
Inspiration for the year ahead.
Africans are eating like the rest of the world, but what they are eating isn’t necessarily good for them.
Cameroonian Olivier Madiba, 29, is the entrepreneur behind Kiro’o Games, the first Central African game studio.
Diversifying exports has become a priority for development economists and policy makers of resource-rich countries around the world.