Business ideas

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Why the USA and Africa are losing out on mutual trade and investment opportunities, and how to fix it

By |2019-05-07T17:22:45+01:00April 30th, 2019|Business ideas, Growing your business...|

. According to the IMF's 2019 World Economic Outlook report, six of the world's fastest-growing economies are in Africa. Over the next three decades, Africa's population is expected to double to 2.4 billion. By 2050, about one in four people in the world will be African and the continent's economy could be worth $29 trillion, [...]

Want to export African products to the USA? Here are some important tips you need to know

By |2019-05-07T17:23:08+01:00April 26th, 2019|Business ideas, Growing your business...|

. The USA is the world's top economy and largest market, and it does a lot of business with the rest of the world. In 2018 alone, the US spent more than $2.6 trillion on imports from over 200 countries. America buys everything big and small – from machines and mineral oils, to food products [...]

11 Business Opportunities in Africa That Will Make More Millionaires in 2019

By |2019-05-09T12:34:02+01:00February 9th, 2019|Business ideas, Get Inspired!|

It feels odd to talk about business opportunities in Africa in 2019. It feels odd to talk about business opportunities in Africa in 2019. Over the last couple of years, Africa has been at the center of the global migration debate, particularly in Europe and North America. Thousands of Africans have been fleeing the continent. [...]

101 Interesting Ways To Make Money in Africa – The Top Business Opportunities and Success Stories

By |2019-07-10T19:09:05+01:00February 2nd, 2019|Business ideas, Get Inspired!|

. There is an abundance of amazing business opportunities in Africa. And the success stories you're about to read prove just how much these opportunities are worth. According to the IMF's recent World Economic Outlook, six of the ten fastest growing economies in the world are in Africa. And by 2050, the continent's economy could quadruple [...]

The Business of Silkworm farming: A Fibre-to-Fabric Success Story from Kenya

By |2019-05-07T17:38:25+01:00March 13th, 2018|Agribusiness and Food, Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post Founded by three friends – Lucy, Cynthia and Christina – Tosheka Textiles is a social enterprise that was founded in a semi-arid county in South-Eastern Kenya, Makueni, in the town of Wote. Initially, the company was a Community Based Organization (CBO) that runs a fibre-to-fabric business model; it grew cotton and made handy [...]

11 Business Opportunities in Africa That Made More Millionaires in 2018

By |2019-05-09T12:45:37+01:00March 12th, 2018|Business ideas, Get Inspired!|

. Note: The 2019 edition of this article is now available. Click here to read it. The term "millionaire" is taking on a new meaning in Africa. It's no longer just about the size of your bank account; any shady politician, corrupt bureaucrat, or unscrupulous businessman on the continent can easily claim to be a [...]

How Africa can emerge stronger and better from its water crises

By |2019-05-07T17:39:55+01:00February 21st, 2018|Agribusiness and Food, Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post Water is life. Human existence totally depends on it. Water is relates to all aspects of human development, and remains the single greatest power to drive industrialization, health and gender equality across the continent. However, it’s easy to take water for granted. We often think water problems only exist in poor rural communities [...]

Africa’s rural areas could be the game changer for the continent’s economy

By |2019-05-07T17:40:07+01:00February 11th, 2018|Agribusiness and Food, Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post Most economic transformations start from the grassroots According to the latest 2017 State of Food and Agriculture report released by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the keys to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are transforming rural communities and promoting agriculture. A significant portion of Africa’s population and agricultural resources [...]

5 Innovative Ideas That Are Transforming Education in Africa

By |2019-05-07T17:40:27+01:00February 8th, 2018|Business ideas, Education & Training, Get Inspired!, Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post We live in exciting times where our daily lives are dominated by innovation. The education landscape is also gradually changing as new ideas, inventions, and new ways of teaching become the norm. It’s worth noting that innovation does not only mean technology, but it encompasses any creative, new way of doing things. If [...]

Meet the entrepreneur behind West Africa’s first indigenous air ambulance service

By |2019-05-07T17:40:37+01:00January 31st, 2018|Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Health & Wellness, Sponsored Content|

Sponsored post What do you do when you need something so badly that it costs you the life of a loved one? Most people groan, complain and blame the government. But entrepreneurs look for ways to fix the problem. That's exactly what this inspiring young entrepreneur did about 10 years ago. Nigeria's Ola Orekunrin Brown, [...]