Publication: How We Made It In Africa

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African CEOs are in the mood for partnerships

African companies are looking for partners, with nearly 50% of them planning to pursue a joint venture or a new strategic alliance in the coming year. More than 25% of CEOs are anticipating an acquisition, primarily in their home market or in the rest ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 3 hours ago]
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From Egypt to Zimbabwe: Seeing profits where others see instability

“When investors think of investing in Africa and the Middle East, one of the most unfortunate things that happen is this kind of conflation of political risk and policy risk. Investors should focus on positioning themselves on the right side of policy, ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Egypt, Risk, Zimbabwe
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Why entrepreneurs should think small, not big

Conversations about innovation are everywhere: in magazines and newspapers, conference rooms and coffee shops.But where does innovation come from and how can its pace be sped up? How can companies innovate to create competitive advantages? How can cities ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

How Java became East Africa’s largest coffee chain

When three US-born former relief workers started the Nairobi Java House in Kenya 15 years ago, all they wanted was a place they could “get a good cup of coffee”. Today Java is East Africa’s largest coffee chain with 25 outlets in Kenya and Uganda. The ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why it’s prime time to invest in Egypt now

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful”. Warren Buffet’s sound business advice for picking good stock might apply perfectly in the case of a start-up looking to expand internationally. When scouting for a location for its ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Boss: Kevin Ashley, CEO, Nairobi Java House

‘Meet the Boss’ is How we made it in Africa’s new interview series, where we pose the same 10 questions to CEO’s and executives across the continent.Kevin AshleyKevin Ashley, CEO, Nairobi Java House (Kenya)1. What was your first job?I used to sneak out ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook in Africa: A mobile story

Facebook last week announced it has reached 100m monthly active users in Africa. Some 80% of these people access the social media platform from a mobile device.Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook’s vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, says in ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Mobius: The role of technology in accelerating emerging markets’ growth

The potential for emerging and frontier markets to realise accelerated economic growth as a result of new technology transfer comes up regularly in our research findings. We have been increasingly excited about a new development – the capacity for new ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Why a brand is not simply your company’s name or logo

Until March 2014 Malaysia Airlines was just another Asian carrier but months later its name was synonymous with two of the worst air tragedies this year. In the aftermath of the twin disasters of flights MH370 and MH17, the airline faced financial troubles ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Meet the Boss: Robin Miller, MD, Real Estate Investments Zambia

‘Meet the Boss’ is a How we made it in Africa interview series in which we pose 10 questions to business leaders across the continent.Robin MillerRobin Miller, managing director, Real Estate Investments Zambia (REIZ)1. What was your first job?My first ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘No secret to doing business in Africa,’ says Nakumatt MD Atul Shah

What started as a single outlet in Nairobi more than two decades ago is now East Africa’s largest retailer with 50 stores and a team of over 7,000 employees in four countries. As of last year Nakumatt Holdings was turning over US$650m a year, with an ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Agriculture is Angola’s next business hotspot, says local DHL boss

Egidio Monteiro, country manager for DHL Express in Angola, says he never really sleeps, he merely rests. Being in charge of an international logistics company – where speed is of the essence – in a rapidly growing country that still suffers from an infrastructure ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]

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African CEOs are in the mood for partnerships [Published How We Made It In Africa - 3 hours ago]
Why entrepreneurs should think small, not big [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
From Egypt to Zimbabwe: Seeing profits where ot... [Published How We Made It In Africa - 6 hours ago]
How Java became East Africa’s largest coffee chain [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 16 2014]
Why it’s prime time to invest in Egypt now [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 16 2014]
Meet the Boss: Kevin Ashley, CEO, Nairobi Java ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Facebook in Africa: A mobile story [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Mark Mobius: The role of technology in accelera... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Why a brand is not simply your company’s name o... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 12 2014]
Meet the Boss: Robin Miller, MD, Real Estate In... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]
‘No secret to doing business in Africa,’ says N... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]
Agriculture is Angola’s next business hotspot, ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]
Restaurateur on why he is leaving KFC Kenya to ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 11 2014]
Ashish Thakkar on doing business in Africa… and... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 10 2014]
Nigerian startup Prepclass helping university h... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 10 2014]
Entrepreneur Eva Muraya applies ‘the principles... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 09 2014]
Is your risk-aversion hampering growth? [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 09 2014]
Why 100m Nigerians could soon have a MasterCard... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 08 2014]
Pizza Hut looking for slice of South African re... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 07 2014]
Africa Tech Trends Wrap: Unexpected players ent... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 06 2014]
Africa’s growing population calls for research ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 04 2014]
Report reveals sub-Saharan Africa’s 10 most com... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 04 2014]
Kenyan entrepreneur proof that women can take t... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 04 2014]
Top entrepreneur shares advice on finding inves... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 03 2014]
How to write and present an effective elevator ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 03 2014]
40 African countries have a smaller GDP than US... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 03 2014]
‘Corporate life is the best business school for... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 03 2014]
No maternity leave: Being a woman entrepreneur ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 02 2014]
Meet the Boss: Jabu Basopo, GM Southern and Eas... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 02 2014]
Consultant highlights five myths about doing bu... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Sep 02 2014]
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