Posts Tagged ‘business’
“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.
Rwanda’s ambition to become the Singapore of Africa is succeeding, according to a recent report by Renaissance Capital.
More than ever before the Angolan market is presenting high return on investment opportunities for traders and investors.
Although Angola is still an “ultra challenging” market, the country’s recently upgraded infrastructure and a government with a new focus on transparency is likely to make it easier to do business.
An increasing number of African entrepreneurs are entering the challenging new world of running one’s own business. Pearl Seigel addresses some of the common pitfalls.