Posts Tagged ‘africa’
Facebook has announced that it has reached 100m monthly active users in Africa.
New study challenges some commonly held perceptions about the size of Africa’s middle class.
“Brand is the business of business,” says Kenya’s Eva Muraya.
How we made it in Africa talks to award-winning entrepreneur Eva Muraya.
Vermont has a larger economy than countries such as Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Mozambique.
Martin Tronquit, managing partner of research firm Infomineo, looks at five misconceptions about Africa.
Many Africans previously seen as “middle class” are in fact highly vulnerable to various economic shocks.
“In terms of role models, I look up to the hip-hop guys… these people came from nothing and they created empires.”
Business leaders debate the impact that a weakening South African economy has on the rest of the continent.
“Africa is the ‘last frontier’, the more we collectively focus on connecting it with the world, the more sustainable its economies will be and the more jobs we will create.”
“In my own business I sued three [African] governments in the local courts, and I won every case.”
The US-Africa Leaders Summit revived debate on America’s efforts to catch up with China’s growing influence in Africa.
There has been a rapid expansion of banking activities across the continent in recent years.
How we made it in Africa looks at some of the key quotes and points that came out of the summit.
An interview with Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.