E-agriculture Gets Gift From Nigerian Government

Entrepreneurs and technology innovators in the field of e-agriculture have been given a gift by the Nigerian government.  For those of you not familiar with the term, e-agriculture refers to the “enhancement of agricultural and rural development through improved information and communication processes” (Wikipedia). E-Agriculture Gift PUNCH magazine’s December 17, 2012 quotes the Nigerian Minister […]

African Investment Climate Is Heating Up!

African investment is far from occupying a central place on world financial stage, yet there are signs that it is commanding more attention. Data Driving African Investment Most commentators and promoters of African investment point to data that testifies to what some are calling “Africa’s demographic freight train.”  There is a growing middle class.  They […]

African Investment – Not a Unique Risk

This morning I have listened to coverage of the World Economic Forum, particularly a panel discussion “DeRisking Africa.”   I urge all readers to view the entire 51 min. discussion of African investment yourself.  I just want to make some brief observations. South African President, Jacob Zuma, began his contribution with an objection to the topic […]

African Entrepreneurs Face Fear of Investors

Despite the favorable demographic freight train and a mounting portfolio of profitable innovations by African entrepreneurs many investors remain skittish about entering into ventures on the continent.  Such investors assume that Africa remains filled with unstable governments, wide-spread corruption, and wars.  Most of those conditions are gone, or in decline. African Entrepreneurs Fear too What […]

2 African Diaspora Sites Making a Difference

While doing the research each day to keep abreast of the latest developments in African investments, entrepreneurship and partnerships, I am often impressed by the number of Africans living outside the continent who are having an impact on current developments of Africa.  I want to share with you two websites that I have come across […]

3 Cultures Effect Your African Business

Entrepreneurs, like yourself, start out with a boat load of self confidence.  You feel you possess the know-how and passion to bring a novel product or service to market.  You are sure investors will compete for your attention and customers will fill your doorstep, virtually or otherwise. It does not take long for the reality […]

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