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The right mindset

Making a success of your business is all about the right mental attitude, explains our business columnist Anver Versi Why do so few businesses grow into substantial companies? Successful entrepreneurs…

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Luxurious living

We speak to Johann de Wet on the growing demand for high-end property You need only to take stock of the rising number of global luxury brands splashing into Kenya…

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The making of an entrepreneur

In a special report for msafiri Lerato Mbele examines the building blocks of Africa’s sustainable businesses It’s often been said that “necessity is the mother of all invention”. That certainly…

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Three wishes

Nigeria has so much more to offer than barrels of oil, according to our business columnist Nkem Ifejika I write this as I travel around Nigeria, experiencing the famed nightlife…

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A bright future

A bright future The solar power industry is taking off in East Africa, which is good news for our pockets as well as for the planet… By Guy Lawrence, Director…

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From decisions to actions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade is pleased to partner with Kenya Airways, the Pride of Africa, as the official carrier for the fourteenth United Nations Conference on…

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The beauty boom

The beauty industry is growing fast in Kenya. Rising demand from the consumer has allowed small businesses to blossom, reports msafiri’s Contributing Editor Patricia Wanjala For centuries, Kenya has been…

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Breaking the chains of commodity dependence

UNCTAD Secretary-General, Dr Mukhisa Kituyi believes that breaking the chains of commodity dependence is a key element in achieving sustainable development A supply glut has oil prices in freefall. There…

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Understanding money matters

Nigerian business writer Kenneth Doghudje offers his wisdom on financial success Money is the oil that drives the engine of a smooth and successful life and many of us desire…

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Need for speed

Internet speeds are improving on the continent. But can pricing strategies and infrastructure meet the public’s demands, wonders Nkem Ifejika In the last few years during regular travels to sub-Saharan…