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Solutions 4 Africa · 1d ago

The journey so far: Tunde Kehinde, co-founder, Lidya / Jumia

by Jaco Maritz  Tunde Kehinde is co-founder of Nigerian SME-financing company Lidya. He was also a co-founder of e-commerce platform Jumia Nigeria. 1. Tell us about one of the toughest situ...
Solutions 4 Africa · 2d ago

Mariana Agness Francisco Eria, a Mozambican entrepreneur turning her passion for flowers into a contemporary floral design business

The art of flower arranging has a long and beautiful history, but today has been taken to a whole new level as floral gifting and interior decoration has become part of our everyday lives. F...
Solutions 4 Africa · 1d ago

Zim to Become Regional Power Hub

By Tawanda Mangoma Zimbabwe is set to become a regional hub for power distribution by 2021 following plans to start construction of a 1 000-kilometre power line next year in partnership wit...
Solutions 4 Africa · 2d ago

Mozambique is Rising. Now It Is Time to Soar

By Filipe Jacinto Nyusi Maputo — Twenty years ago, in 1997, President Joaquim Chissano arrived in Washington DC to attend the Corporate Council on Africa's First Biennial U.S.-Africa Busine...
Solutions 4 Africa · 4d ago

A checklist for African mid-stage companies looking to stand out to investors

by Kate Douglas Johnni Kjelsgaard has spent over 15 years advising and mentoring entrepreneurs in East Africa. He is the founder of GrowthAfrica, an organisation that helps mid-stage compan...
Solutions 4 Africa · 4d ago

Interview: Using technology to boost the incomes of West African farmers

by Justin Probyn Farmerline is a Ghanaian software company that provides small-scale farmers with information such as farming tips, market prices and weather reports. Through its mobile mes...
Solutions 4 Africa · 1W ago

Investing in the future of millions of South Africans

Investment manager Sandiswa Ziphethe-Makola reveals how she learnt to forgive herself for mistakes she's made. What is an investments transactor? Someone who is responsible for finding, impl...
Solutions 4 Africa · 1W ago

When success is a piece of cake

Jandri van Zyl is the owner and founder of The Velvet Cake Co. She tells Margaret Harris that she gets a lot of inspiration from her clients, whom she considers her 'true creative team' I en...
Solutions 4 Africa · 1W ago

Lindiwe Mafavuneh, a Botswana based entrepreneur on a mission to help companies to manage their risk and maximize their investments

Every company and organization needs to manage its risk profile whilst at the same time maximizing its ability to drive business success, but it’s a fine balancing act. For many, specilalist...
Solutions 4 Africa · 1W ago

Lesotho: Pioneering Electronic Visa Program Aimed to Increase Tourism and Investment

Lesotho is the only independent nation in the world with its entire land mass above 1,000 meters (3,281 feet). Now the country, with a population of 2.1 million and a surface area the size o...