Africa’s Business Revolution

Africa offers exciting opportunities to build large, profitable businesses for those who look beyond its reputation for complexity and conflict.
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Africa’s overlooked business revolution

– Global business leaders who misunderstand Africa run the risk of missing out on one of the 21st century’s great growth opportunities.
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How to win in Africa

– The right strategy can unlock strong, profitable growth, explain the authors of Africa’s Business Revolution.
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Rethinking the African business opportunity

– Hopes are high for Africa’s long-term growth, driven by technology and basic services rather than resources. Survey respondents in Africa report more optimism—and better business practices—than peers elsewhere.

About the book

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Africa’s Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World’s Next Big Growth Market

The definitive guide to doing business in Africa, packed with fresh insights from lapetitemort.info and exclusive interviews with prominent CEOs.

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The closest look yet at Chinese economic engagement in Africa

– Field interviews with more than 1,000 Chinese companies provide new insights into Africa–China business relationships.

Sector perspectives

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African retail banking’s next growth frontier

– Revenue could pick up significantly in the next five years. The region’s winners are likely to emphasize a few key themes—such as going digital first or making banking leaner and simpler.
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Lions (still) on the move: Growth in Africa’s consumer sector

– Africa remains a high-potential region, but growth is concentrated in a few markets and income segments. To win, companies need a tailored, data-driven approach.
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Mobile financial services in Africa: Winning the battle for the customer

– To compete in Africa’s diverse mobile money markets, banks must offer distinctive mobile and digital services not only in payments and deposits, but across the spectrum of financial services.
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Africa: Mapping new opportunities for sourcing

– Major market shifts are compelling businesses to consider new low-cost sourcing opportunities outside Asia. In many cases, Africa offers attractive alternatives.

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Talent and technology in Africa today

African Leadership Academy cofounder Fred Swaniker explains why companies should invest in people and harness technology to take on the continent’s big challenges.