Posts Tagged ‘business’
Nigerian-American journalist and author, Dayo Olopade, talks about the heart of Africa’s commercial activity.
Looking beyond Lagos at potential for consumer facing companies in Nigerian cities.
“In the mist of every chaos lies the opportunity.”
From market research to finding a good lawyer, Jacqueline Musiitwa shares her advice to foreign businesses.
Barry Salzberg asks: What does the Millennial generation want to be when it grows up?
“Craftsmanship is about sustaining the small; it’s not about becoming a big organisation.”
Strategies for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses and achieve sustainable growth.
“We can help local companies compete and be as good as the multinationals coming to Africa.”
“We are arguably losing ground to many other competitors in the region.”
Talking with the media is a great way for a company or brand to gain exposure with the public, investors, and business partners.
“I truly do not expect Kenya to have violence that will be anywhere near the scale of the 2007/2008 post election violence.”
Soda King, a South Africa-based manufacturer of soft drinks and purified water, is offering business people and entrepreneurs across the continent a unique franchise opportunity to establish a localised bottling plant.
“Foreign investors frequently have a ‘know-it-all’ mentality and think they can make a success of any venture in countries where they have no experience, often only to see their businesses collapse.”
While a mere week spent in Nigeria is by no means sufficient to become an expert on the country, it was a great experience to better understand how companies are dealing with challenges and opportunities on the ground.
Central Milk, a South Africa-based manufacturer of stainless steel equipment for the dairy industry, is able to offer African farmers a complete solution for the establishment of a dairy processing facility.