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WATCH: How Africa’s Booming E-commerce Sector Supports Business Growth

Africa’s booming e-commerce sector can not only jump-start small businesses but also help large companies enter a market full of energized consumers. Africa has one...

WATCH: The Potential To Drive Prosperity Growth In Africa

If we get infrastructure right, if we get energy right, and if we create a lot of jobs for Africa’s youthful population, I think we’ll have a new dynamism, a new growth process. Not just in GDP, because people don’t eat GDP. But one that’s actually impacting the lives of people and can lift hundreds of millions of people out of poverty.

Get To Know: Acha Leke, McKinsey Africa

Meet Acha Leke, senior partner and chairman of McKinsey’s Africa office, and coauthor of Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market. "Companies in Africa actually tend to grow faster and are more profitable than their peers around the world, because once you get the business model right, it’s actually more difficult for folks to come in and try to replicate it."

Do Well By Doing Good: Making Business A Full Partner In...

Graça Machel, an international human-rights and development advocate, is the founder and patron of New Faces New Voices, a pan-African network that focuses on expanding the role and influence of women in the financial sector.

Build Resilience For The Long Term: Forging Africa’s Industrial Revolution

Aliko Dangote has built one of Africa’s largest industrial firms from humble origins as a trading company started with a small loan from his uncle in 1978. Today, the Nigeria-based Dangote Group has annual revenues exceeding $4 billion.

Unleash Africa’s Talent: Imagining New Approaches To Shape The Skills Of...

Fred Swaniker is the founder of several innovative educational and leadership institutions, including the African Leadership University (ALU), whose campuses in Rwanda and Mauritius are based on a new model of higher education.

Innovate Your Business Model: Fulfilling A Societal Need For Financial Inclusion

James Mwangi, CEO of Kenya-based Equity Bank, built the company with one core purpose in mind: to solve the social problem of lack of access to financial services.

Map Your Strategy: Building a Pan-African Insurance Company

Nadia Fettah, CEO of Morocco-based Saham Finances, has overseen the company’s expansion from a small local firm into a leading African insurance company operating in 23 countries across the continent.

3 Imperatives For Winning In Africa

An interview with Coca-Cola’s former president of Africa. Alexander Cummings discusses the continent’s potential and ways companies can establish a presence there by partnering for...

Best 10 Countries for Doing Business in Africa

Gone are the days when executives and investors could go anywhere on the African continent and find growth. Now it's so important to understand...

Winning in Business in Africa

Young, fast growing, and urbanising - Africa is ripe for businesses What exactly is the reality of doing business in Africa? Is the business environment filled...

Africa.com Top10 Business News

Disillusionment of Living the Middle-class Nigerian Dream Thousands of comfortably middle-class Nigerians are looking to uproot their families and plant them across the Atlantic. For...
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