Success Stories

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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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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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Uchumi Grain Limited is a successful milling company. Isaac Chege, the brains behind the business, believes in offering more than a milling service to his clientele.
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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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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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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?

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.
Be remembered: what a strong slogan can do to your business.

‘Finger lickin’ good, Open Happiness, Redbull gives you wings, and Connecting people’ – do these slogans sound familiar? It probably does, as those words not only are easy to remember but also immediately bring images, colours, and even tastes from the brands they are associated with.

Keeping a balance of work and play in your life is as important as any business success you may achieve. Here a five activities that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, inspired and ready for any challenges that life may hand you; or so we hope!