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Let women shine

In modern society it’s impossible for a community to fulfil its true potential without the full participation of women, argues Nkem Ifejika The equal participation of women in the workplace,…

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The food web

The potential for growth in Africa’s agro-processing industry is an investor’s dream, says Anver Versi In the last piece on  investment opportunities in Africa, we discussed the enormous potential of…

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Remember the regions

With rapid urbanisation taking place in Africa, Nkem Ifejika wants to see growth spread more equally across the regions  In the four or five minutes it’ll take you to read…

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Maasai Colour

Msafiri met Pete Hansell, the co-founder of a new premium Kenyan handbag label, who explains how Maasai Colour, ‘Just makes things right’… Kenya has a spirit of its own. Maasai…

Master-trader

How to be a Master Trader, Part 2

In part two of this series Anver Versi looks at the rise of one of Africa’s leading entrepreneurs, Ashish Thakkar, and shares the secrets of his success In part one…

SEO&SM

Your guide to SEO & Social Media

In part six of our series on technology in business, we look at how to use SEO and Social Media to your company’s advantage Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) SEO, or…

PeoplePower

People power

Good relationships are the basis for successful businesses, explains msafiri’s Business Columnist Nkem Ifejika When my first proper side hustle failed a few years ago, there was one simple reason…

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How to be a Master Trader, Part 1

In the first part of a new series Anver Versi looks at the history of trade and sets out the three basic rules for becoming a master trader In July,…

WhereinAfrica

Where in Africa?

What are the best countries in Africa to invest in? Anver Versi takes advice from a colleague at the African Centre for Economic Transformation If you had a million dollars,…

Website

How to set up your website for business

In part five of our series on technology in business, we look at how to launch and optimise your company website in 2015 We’ve come a long way in 20…