Business opportunities sprouting from Africa’s lush landscape
In the lush, large African plains and savannahs adorned by the heights of the Maluti mountains, stretched north by the Okavango delta and its wildlife inhabitants who roam up to the pride lands of the Masai Mara, up the Serengeti to the Nile, lies a vibrant, youthful, and booming economy that is over 1,4 billion opportunities.
In one of AIMS International’s new webinar series titled eyeAfrica, specialist and expert in logistics and supply chain Mr Sylvain Kluba notes that the continent’s high population growth boasts a swelling middle class, with increased spending power and upgraded lifestyles. It is also encouraging for business that seven of the fastest growing economies are in Africa.
Human resource considerations for expansion into African markets
Although Africa has never been a sleeping giant awaiting to be roused by any foreign aid, the “Africa Rising” narrative is not without merit. Undoubtedly, Africa has always been rich with mineral resources, arable land, diverse markets, and human capital. Political upheavals have wrought instability in African countries since colonial seizures and subsequent freedom fighting struggles.
10 Board Trends for the future
The exceptional pandemic period, which is still ongoing with all its consequences, means that most boards need to adapt quickly to new ways of operating, both in terms of delivery and ways of interacting. This post aims to outline the prevailing 2021 shifts for boards in their interplay with owners and corporate management.
Some of the strongest trends we can see are: