Tag Archives: Nigeria

Whose name is it anyway?

International ad agency brands in Africa. I’ve spent the last week in Ad Agencies in Kenya, and I’m doing the same thing in Uganda this week. There’s a lot to talk about. Analogue versus digital; strategy plays creative. Account service … Continue reading

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Making business progress?

Then tell someone Sometimes you are so busy that you lose perspective. This happens to companies – they lose market perspective. Their senior Production people have installed a line that will double output and enable them to offer a new … Continue reading

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Botswana, Cape Verde ranked least corrupt in Africa but new report makes uncomfortable reading for continent

The 2014 Transparency International graft index has been released, and surprises in both the winners and laggards categories. BOTSWANA is seen as the least corrupt country in sub-Saharan Africa, while conflict-wracked Somalia and South Sudan have their work cut out … Continue reading

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Becoming a consumer society

Indulge me if you will. This article is about Kenya. It reaches out for the human reality behind the cold logic of economics. As such I hope it is of interest to my friends in the wider East African region. … Continue reading

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Web use for entrepreneurs

Spend not a cent without measurement Let’s remind ourselves how much growth in Africa’s Internet sector has accelerated in recent years due to improvements in infrastructure and the arrival of wireless access technology. According to Mushroom Networks, the continent now … Continue reading

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Consumer rights

How are we doing in Africa? As I write there are 260 consumer organisations in over 100 countries around the world striving to promote a fairer society by protecting the rights of all consumers. Here in Africa nascent movements are … Continue reading

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African luxury brands grow

PARIS: Retailers and brand owners are reporting an increased interest in luxury products in Africa, with demand growing at home and abroad for high-end indigenous brands, in addition to established western players.

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Nigeria needs cows … no bull!

Nigeria seeks to beef up farming industry – Financial Times   By Xan Rice in Shonga A country as big as Nigeria is, it possesses no traditional African wealth in dairy and beef cattle.

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Latest Facebook stats for Kenya

Kenya Facebook Statistics Socialbakers’ networking statistics show that Facebook penetration in Kenya is 4.88% compared to the country’s population and 48.86% in relation to number of Internet users.

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Getting to know you.

If the world wants to be here, it must understand Africans I’ve been in Africa nearly 20 years and I never tire of the surprises this Continent produces. In the words of the Grandma in the movie ‘Parenthood’, I’ve always … Continue reading

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