Posts Tagged ‘africa’

Are exchange controls a benefit or detriment to African business?

A look at the complexities of exchange controls in Africa and the role they are currently playing in South Africa.

Don’t ignore what Africa does best – the informal sector

Nigerian-American journalist and author, Dayo Olopade, talks about the heart of Africa’s commercial activity.

African agriculture needs young entrepreneurs

Young men and women from the countryside do not want to stay and work in the agriculture sector.

Lessons from India for Africa’s healthcare entrepreneurs

African healthcare entrepreneurs can learn a lot from their peers in India.

Three things you should understand about African stock markets

What investors should know about using Africa’s stock markets to tap into its growth story.

Profiting from poverty: Do some companies benefit from twisted images of Africa?

Dayo Olopade says some for-profit companies leverage the existence of poverty as a clever marketing tactic.

Thoughts from Toyin Saraki on women leadership and Africa

“I believe that our biggest challenge as women is to be able to step forward and to actually lead.”

No visa required: Africa’s most powerful passports

New research ranks countries according to the number of places their passports can enter without a visa, or with a visa on arrival.

What we can learn from Olam’s success in Africa

Olam’s MD Ramesh shares some of the strategies required to successfully expand a business in Africa.

Top businessman’s view on the real reasons for Africa’s economic growth

Nigerian businessman Hakeem Belo-Osagie’s take on the ‘Africa rising’ debate.

11 steps for US companies to better engage with African governments

Africa can be a promising market for US companies that can demand high standards while allowing for the continent’s growing pains.

Why illegal fishing off Africa’s coast must be stopped

Rising global demand for fish has made African waters a magnet for fleets from around the world.

Four things you should know about agriculture and food in Africa

How we made it in Africa highlights some key thoughts concerning African agribusiness.

Manufacturing key to unlocking Africa’s industrialisation potential

“Very few countries are able to grow and accumulate wealth without investing in their manufacturing sectors.”

Africa is not waiting for the west, says author

Journalist and author Dayo Olopade says there are numerous misconceptions concerning Africa.