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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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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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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Meet Dina Bina from Tanzania. She started out as a street vendor selling flowers. Today she owns and manages her own profitable florist shop....

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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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...
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.

Getting your team involved in the marketing of your business can be beneficial to your company’s overall marketing strategy; after all, your employees are the ones who may be the most equipped to convey what your brand is all about. Emerging Stars looks at five easy ways to turn your employees into brand ambassadors.

We live in an ever-increasing technological world – socially and professionally, technology is a big part of our everyday lives. If you want to effectively use technology to your business advantage, Emerging Stars identifies three talents you need by your side.

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.
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.