Success Stories

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Corporate Social Responsibility is a business ethic for Nigerian Breweries. Working with local communities, they hope to set the standard for proactive business practice.
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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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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...
Café des Arts Inspires Innovation in Kenyavideo

Inspired by her passion for cuisine, this innovative entrepreneur started a restaurant business in Nairobi. She followed her heart straight to success by doing...

All you need to know

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

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?

You don’t necessarily need to go corporate to be in business. Sometimes, a little bit of space at home is all you need to...
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.
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?

Effective workplace communication allows your business to run smoothly, increases efficiency and productivity, and improves motivation and morale. Here are some ideas to help you keep those vital channels open.