By Moky Makura

who're the true energy agents in Africa? who're the dynamic marketers making issues ensue at the continent? How did they do it and what are their own tales? Africa's maximum Entrepreneurs is a different selection of tales approximately sixteen of the main profitable marketers and company visionaries at the moment working in Africa. every one bankruptcy is devoted to a unmarried entrepreneur and specializes in a occasionally tumultuous, usually tough, yet more often than not interesting trip to good fortune. This attention-grabbing and well-researched e-book examines the lifetime of every one entrepreneur and maps out the trail every one elected to stick with in tackling and overcoming the stumbling blocks that stood within the means of the realisation in their goals. Meet, between others, Kagiso Mmusi, the Motswana shipping millionaire; Richard Maponya, the South African retail big in the back of Soweto's Maponya Mall; Kwabena Adjei, the rags-to-riches Ghanaian millionaire; Wale Tinubu, the Nigerian head of the Oando oil and gasoline vast; Ndaba Ntsele, the South African king of excessive finance; and Mo Ibrahim, the Sudanese-born telecoms millionaire. each one tale is inspiring and informative in its personal detailed manner. Makura sheds mild at the assorted historic, political and fiscal strength constructions that helped create - and on occasion frustrate - those enterprise heroes. The publication shines the highlight on and gives an unheard of perception right into a new breed of African hero - a few of whose tales have by no means been advised till now.

Show description

Read or Download Africa's Greatest Entrepreneurs PDF

Best international business & finance books

China's Industrial Policies and the Global Business Revolution: The Case of the Domestic Appliance Industry (Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy)

As China has combined industry reforms with complete business guidelines, such a lot examine has eager about the nationwide government's techniques for fiscal development. in spite of the fact that, one of many specified features of business coverage in China is that it comprises executive intervention at all degrees, from the political elite down to village leaders.

Entering the Chinese Market: The Risks and Discounted Rewards

Ahead of getting into the probably profitable chinese language industry, traders might be conscious of the darkside of the present enterprise setting. the chance of rampant corruption, financial, social and political difficulties, and probability to non-public protection go together with the aptitude advantages of a thriving financial system, quick development and swelling customer call for.

A Business in Risk: Jardine Matheson and the Hong Kong Trading Industry

Jardine Matheson & corporation could be top identified via James Clavell's Taipan. The company performed a big position within the founding of Hong Kong, yet its development within the twentieth century, via acquisition and divestiture, hasn't ever been competently explored formerly. this isn't merely the 1st learn of Jardine Matheson to systematically discover the commercial common sense of its development method; it's also one of the first reports of the Hong Kong buying and selling as an adaptive surroundings according to alternate, fairness, and debt relationships that decreased company possibility.

Jeff Immelt and the New GE Way: Innovation, Transformation and Winning in the 21st Century (Business Books)

While it was once introduced in past due 2000 that Jeff Immelt will be taking the helm of GE, a few skeptics have been speedy to voice their reservations concerning the way forward for the corporate after Jack Welch. not just have been Welch's sneakers quite huge ones to fill, however the financial system was once dallying with recession, China and India have been taking their first titanic steps into the worldwide financial system, and simply 4 days into Immelt's tenure got here the most important online game changer of all: September 11.

Extra resources for Africa's Greatest Entrepreneurs

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 19 votes