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A cooperative of women in Mali have turned an idea to produce dried mangoes and onions into a successful business that runs all year...
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Trout farming is a well-established industry that assists in providing services and technology to developing aquaculture sectors in South Africa. Although production costs are...
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Organic cotton production in Africa has entered the international market allowing this newly emerging enterprise to grow and expand local entrepreneurial business. Pierre Bangou is...
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At Blue lodge comfort and convenience are the keywords. This boutique guest house was started by Antoine Zammarieh, a high flier when it comes to entrepreneurship.

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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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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...

Balance work and play US president Barack Obama is regularly photographed playing sports or eating a burger and fries at a local fast-food restaurant.  As...

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.
5 ways to network successfully

As an entrepreneur or business owner, you need to constantly look for networking opportunities. Here are five ways to successfully network with potential partners no matter where you are.

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...
‘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?