Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’

PrayerBox: A new app aiming to be the ‘Twitter for religion’

Oyelaja Oyekan tells How we made it in Africa about his inspiration for starting PrayerBox and his entrepreneurial journey.

A new way forward for Nigeria?

“The long-term, fundamental case for Nigeria looks strong to us for several reasons.”

The implications of Nigeria’s historic election run deep

Opposition’s unprecedented win is an opportunity to tackle inequality, diversify Nigeria’s economy and encourage investment.

Bust or boom? Oil prices and Africa

The massive drop in petroleum prices may be a blessing in disguise for many African countries.

Nigeria’s elections: Positive outcome for Africa’s biggest economy

Joseph Rohm, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, shares his thoughts on the recent Nigerian elections.

Investors: Do Nigeria’s benefits outweigh challenges?

Investors focused on Africa say Nigeria offers huge opportunities, but also huge challenges.

Going global: How this Nigerian game developer built his enterprise

“Entrepreneurial principles are universal, but they need to be utilised in context,” said Gamsole’s founder.

Nigerian business culture and incentives: An inside perspective

A look at Nigerian business culture and the incentives that will give companies a much needed edge over their competitors.

Aggressive strategy required to reduce the unbanked in Nigeria – but possible

Nigerian banking continues to face significant headwinds – in relation to both revenue and costs.

The power of local celebrity endorsements in Africa

One way companies can create an affinity with African consumers is by working with a local celebrities to endorse their brand.

Start-up snapshot: Producing high-quality tomato paste in Nigeria

“Our mission is to provide locally-produced food products to Nigerian consumers in a way that is profitable and sustainable.”

Ten reasons why 2015 is a crucial year for Africa

The year ahead holds incredible opportunity – as well as considerable risk.

Six emerging real estate investment hotspots in Africa

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

Nigeria beyond 2015: Insights on Africa’s largest economy

Nigeria could be argued to present the best opportunity for many investors looking at the African continent.

Surviving bankruptcy: An entrepreneur’s tips for dealing with business failure

“The way one gets out of a big hole in business, is very simple – stop digging,” says Maneesh Garg.