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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.
South African Pieter de Wet has been living in Lagos, Nigeria for the past nine months. He works for First Guarantee Pension Limited as research analyst focussing on Africa.
The only way to gain a real understanding of Africa’s business environment is to participate in an active and committed fashion.
How we made it in Africa has been selected as one of the three finalists in the Media of the Year category for the Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards 2011.
Doing business in Sierra Leone is difficult but overcoming the challenges is not impossible, says Nikolai Germann, managing director of Addax Bioenergy.
During a recent forum, business people lamented the high borrowing costs in Ghana.
Agribusiness companies should think outside of the box and consider the opportunities opening-up on the back of the continent’s mineral resources boom.