Publication: How We Made It In Africa

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Profit vs non-profit: Why this Ugandan enterprise is no longer an NGO

Hundreds of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operate in Africa and while some of their efforts have been celebrated, the industry has also been criticised for the failure of some of its heavily-funded projects. Dutch entrepreneur Bas Hoefman, started ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
Entities: mHealth, Donor, Uganda
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How the entrepreneur behind Groove Awards bounced back from failure

Imagine being just 23 and US$23,000 in debt because of a business venture gone bad. But when he started Kenya’s first gospel music awards in 2002 Kevin Mulei had a big vision of using the platform to encourage talented youth explore their musical dreams. ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

DHL takes innovative approach to grow retail footprint by 1000%

Delivered by DHLStaying true to its reputation for speed, passion, teamwork and a can-do attitude, DHL Express has grown its retail footprint in sub-Saharan Africa by an astonishing 1,000% in less than three years.Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The role of Togo’s export processing zone in the global value chain

In 1991, Togo launched one of the first export processing zones (EPZs) in Africa to boost its economy in the global value chains. The Togo EPZ is located on an area of 107ha along the country’s Atlantic seaport.The same year, the bestseller The Work of ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Boss: Alpesh Patel, founder, Mi-Fone

‘Meet the Boss’ is a  How we made it in Africa  interview series in which we pose the same 10 questions to business leaders across the continent.Alpesh PatelAlpesh Patel, founder, Mi-Fone1. What was your first job?I was a newspaper boy, at age 13, living ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Communications boss on entrepreneurship and how to target your market

Karabo Songo started Olive Communications in South Africa in 2009, a full-service brand and communications agency specialising in the fast growing black consumer market.Karabo SongoAlong with his Nigerian business partner, Olatoye Amosun, he has developed ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Simba Corp – from small car dealership to leading conglomerate

What started as a small second-hand car dealership 60 years ago is now one of Kenya’s leading conglomerates with interests in vehicle distribution , hospitality, real estate and venture capital. Simba Corporation has always been known in Kenya for its ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Kenya, Nairobi, Kempinski
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Creativity is the new money in Africa

Tonight like every night, Africa’s creative talent will be showcased across the continent. In Cape Town, South African opera stars Andiswa Kedama and Pauline Malefane’s voices will captivate audiences while they perform U-Carmen eKhayelitsha, a Xhosa ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

What a weak South Africa means for the rest of the continent

“Well I guess that with South Africa going on a slightly, let’s call it a go-slow, it is actually pretty good for the continent because Africa used to be viewed as ‘South Africa and the rest’.”From left to right: Chris Whelan, Charles Brewer, Gert Schoonbee, ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CEO believes growth in rest of continent provides good opportunities for JSE

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has always towered over other bourses in Africa. According to a report by Deutsche Bank, the JSE in 2012 represented no fewer than 38% of all listed companies in the region.Nicky Newton-KingThe JSE is also among the ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Talking business and exporting to Africa with Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

Johan Eksteen is the owner of Agricon Pelleting, a company that was founded in South Africa over 20 years ago. Agricon manufactures and supplies pelletising machinery and agri-processing equipment to the global market. Pelletising involves processing ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kigali co-working space offering startups more than just a desk

From Silicon Valley to London, co-working spaces provide small businesses with affordable space and instant networking opportunities. When Jon Stever realised there was no co-working space in Rwanda and normal office rents were too high, he decided to ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 18 2014]

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How the entrepreneur behind Groove Awards bounc... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
Profit vs non-profit: Why this Ugandan enterpri... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
DHL takes innovative approach to grow retail fo... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 12 hours ago]
The role of Togo’s export processing zone in th... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Meet the Boss: Alpesh Patel, founder, Mi-Fone [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Communications boss on entrepreneurship and how... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Simba Corp – from small car dealership to leadi... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 20 2014]
What a weak South Africa means for the rest of ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 20 2014]
Creativity is the new money in Africa [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 20 2014]
CEO believes growth in rest of continent provid... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 19 2014]
Talking business and exporting to Africa with E... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 19 2014]
Kigali co-working space offering startups more ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 18 2014]
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