(photo credit: africanbusinessmagazine.com) Africa’s problems are a multi-billion dollar opportunity. It’s no surprise the new generation of successful entrepreneurs on the continent are problem solvers. I have found that the bigger the problems you can crack in Africa, the bigger the payoff. Entrepreneurs across the continent are hard at work to combat hunger, unemployment, inadequate [...]
Every year, thousands of Africans travel to the Middle East and Asia for medical treatment. Two years ago, my mom was one of over 18,000 Nigerians who were issued visas to travel to India for medical purposes; in her case, for a knee replacement surgery. This practice of travelling outside one’s country for medical care [...]
The Fitness And Weight Loss Business In Africa – How To Exploit This Interesting Industry That Is Set To Explode!
Last month, a new gym opened in my neigbourhood. I always have my antennas up for interesting business ideas and this one surely caught my attention. The entrepreneur behind this new gym must have discovered a significant potential for the gym business in my neighborhood. In fact, I’m not surprised. Every morning and evening, it’s [...]
In 1997, Emmanuel Katongole identified a gap in the medicine supply market in his country as the government started to hands off the pharmaceuticals industry to focus more on healthcare delivery. In the absence of the government’s involvement, the Ugandan market was becoming dominated by imported medicines from India and China. Emmanuel made a very [...]