Success Stories

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Rwanda, known for its hills and beautiful landscapes, is changing the perception many have of Africa, including Africans themselves. The people of this once-troubled...
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This inspiring entrepreneur grew her business from 1 employee to 23. She is the proud owner of Qualicloth, a handcrafted textile company in Tanzania. Two...
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Meet Michael Amewornu and his son Benjamin. For these two creative Ghanaians, entrepreneurship runs in the family. As a father and son team, Michael...
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What does it take to be an entrepreneur? This is the question Africa Report asked Lawrence Byamukama, motivational speaker, academic and active citizen. This...

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Africa Report: All you need to grow your business in Africa. Welcome to this multimedia project that features successful, responsible and sustainable entrepreneurship.

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Tips and tricks

Getting a small business loan doesn’t need to be a daunting task. In fact, there are only three simple rules to get one. Here...

Business debt is easy to get into, but hard to escape. That’s why we’ve looked at some easy, effective ways to lower your business debt, starting with the most important aspect of all – discipline.
Plan ABC

Building a Public Relations (PR) strategy for your company is essential, should you need to communicate with the public; used widely to give exposure to a new product, rectify a mistake or even control brand damage, PR is at the forefront of a company’s marketing strategy. Emerging Stars tells you why you need to have a proper PR plan to communicate about yourself and your business.
‘Generation Y:’ a new generation of potential leaders?

‘Generation Y,’ also known as the Millennial Generation, refers to people born in the 1980’s who are now young professionals in their 20’s. What are the main characteristics of this generation and what can those young mavens bring to your business?
Three ways to overcome a failed business venture

Starting a venture, dedicating countless hours to its growth, and then seeing it flop is an experience that leaves many entrepreneurs unnecessarily doubting their ability to start afresh. So how can you overcome a business setback and move on to a successful new venture?

Sustainable competitive advantage. This is the single most important factor in investment decision-making, encompassing all the elements of your proposed venture. ‘Sustainable’ means over the...