Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

Consumer goods: Steps to effectively access the Kenyan market

For all its business and investment potential, the country can be a hard nut to crack.

Moving towards a cashless public transport system in Kenya

The ‘My1963′ card enables passengers to pay their fares without using cash.

Kenyan retailer Chandarana gearing up for faster growth

Chandarana plans to double its number of outlets over the next five years.

How mobile money is transforming Africa

I live in the heart of Silicon Valley and am still dependent on a piece of plastic I have to carry around with me everywhere.

After selling company for $500k, Joel Mwale now wants to change the way we learn

At the young age of 21, Joel Mwale has already achieved a lot.

Six emerging real estate investment hotspots in Africa

According to property portal Lamudi, likely real estate opportunities in 2015 lie in emerging cities.

Informal retail ‘a market you can’t afford to ignore’

Kaskazi Network delivers consumer goods to informal shops and kiosks by motorcycle.

Meet the Boss: Vimal Shah, CEO, Bidco Group

“You can call me a workaholic because I work from 5am to midnight… It is not work for me. It’s fun.”

Seven business tips for a successful 2015

Inspiration for the year ahead.

Beyond Lagos and Nairobi: Seven African cities of opportunity

Across the continent there are cities and towns enjoying rapid growth on the back of industries such as mining, agriculture and technology.

20 thought-provoking quotes by African entrepreneurs in 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, How we made it in Africa highlights some words of wisdom from African entrepreneurs.

Why manufacturing locally was the logical step for Kenyan entrepreneur

“We had no background in biscuit [manufacturing] but decided to innovate, work with a strong team, do trials and invest in market surveys and marketing,” says Raj Malde.

Meet the Boss: Alex Nyaga, founder, Parapet Cleaning Services

“I think I am visionary, and I have a passion to do things that will have a greater impact in our society.”

How cleaning company founder made a success of a ‘thankless job’

How we made it in Africa talks to Alex Nyaga, founder of Kenya’s Parapet Cleaning Services.

Domino’s Pizza: Kenyan and Nigerian customers prefer to eat in-store

Talking fast food with the Kenyan franchise holder of Domino’s Pizza and ice cream brand Cold Stone Creamery.