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Giving Back: The Face Of Africa’s New Donors

As a new generation of wealthy businesspeople make different choices, turning their backs on the one-off donations of the past,…

Five things you can learn from Kenya’s top businesspeople

1. Be patient and don’t give up too quickly Gina Din-Kariuki, founder of one of Kenya’s most successful PR companies…

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Startups can disrupt African markets with innovative business models

So, just how susceptible are our business models to innovation? Very, actually, and only bold and creative action on our…

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Money Chasing Mobile: The Threat of Telcos’ Mobile Money to Banks and Card Companies in East Africa

In early March, in an unusual collaborative move, Kenya’s two largest telecoms operators, Safaricom (66.5% market share) and Bharti’s Airtel…

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Interview: Jason Njoku, CEO of iROKOtv

The Prepaid Economy contributor Oluwaseun Babalola received the chance to interview Jason Njoku. Oluwaseun shares her story of how she reached…

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Design for the Next Billion Customers

“Design has a social function and its true purpose is to improve people’s lives.” –Nokia Design Manifesto This theme shows…