Tag Archives: Africa

African Solutions to African Problems

One of the interesting point which arose off the back of the recent Black Panther movie is the impact the film had on the discussions which took place, resulting in a series of videos and blog posts on how Africa should move forwards, from focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math’s (STEAM) to empowering women […]

The New Gateway to Africa

Africa New Gateway When we think of the gateway to Africa it is often countries such as Ghana and South Africa, Rwanda or possibly Nigeria which come to mind as countries on the continent, but what about the UAE? The United Arab Emirates, or more specifically the city of Dubai? Known as a business hub […]

Africa At Davos – Setting The Theme For The Year Ahead

Highlights from the 45th World Economic Forum (WEF), 2015 Host to the WEF, Davos attracts global leaders, government officials, royalty, celebrities, intellectuals and the worlds business elite, who meet annually to discuss how they can best improve the state of the world. We have provided some highlights on the outcomes for Africa from Davos 2015. […]

15 Tips on Doing Business in Africa

    1.Always follow due process when working, or entering into a new market. Taking short cuts may lead to issues if there are government or ministerial changes. 2.Understand and respect local protocols, and ensure you are fully conversant with local rules, regulations, and changes to legislation. 3.Implement country strategies that underpin regional strategies. Be […]

Passionately African: YSWARA

More than a luxury tea company, YSWARA was created by Ivorian entrepreneur Swaady Martin-Leke, as a luxury brand which celebrates Africa’s rich cultural heritage, in a vital and contemporary way, by providing a luxury cultural experience. Born out of the desire  to enhance and promote the extremely diverse and rich African craftsmanship, culture and history,  […]

Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN) Providing Private Jet Services

Image Source: Corporate Jet Investor On average at lest 42 private jets land in Nigeria’s Murtala Muhammed Airport each day, carrying business executives and high net-worth individuals (HNWI’s) and Lagos now has the premium services to welcome these customers. Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN) launched their service in Lagos in 2011 providing Nigeria’s first private fixed-base operator […]

The “Africa” Agenda

By now those with an interest in Africa will be familiar with the rhetoric of Africa rising, the phenomenon that after decades of slow growth Africa is finally seeing growth and development, resulting in publications such the Economist revising their view of Africa as the hopeless continent, to Africa the rising continent, sparking debate on […]