Success Stories

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Rwanda is open to new possibilities, and unique opportunities – especially for local entrepreneurs. Meet Bernard Matabaro who built his business from scratch.
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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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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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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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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 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.
‘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?

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.

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.

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!

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...