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Ethiopia is the World’s Fastest Growing Economy

Three of the world's fastest growing economies in 2017 are African, and Ethiopia leads the pack with a GDP growth rate 2.4x faster than the global average.

/ July 2017
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Sheba Valley: The Making of Ethiopia’s Tech Sector

Ethiopia's emerging tech ecosystem, Sheba Valley, is poised to provide the world with innovative solutions, products, and services in the coming years. Learn more.

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Should African Entrepreneurs Target the Few Affluent or the Many Low-Income Consumers?

Afridigest's Editorial Board briefly explores a Harvard Business Review article that suggests the road to success in Africa involves targeting affluent consumers.

/ July 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa is the World’s Fastest Growing Mobile Market

By 2020, sub-Saharan Africa will have more than half a billion unique mobile subscribers (around half of its population), offering great opportunities for social & commercial innovation.

/ July 2017

Nigerian (and African) Startup Founders Should Think Globally from Day One

A Nigerian founder, Oo Nwoye, shares his perspective on how African companies should focus on growth beyond borders to reap a diverse set of benefits.

/ June 2017

U.S. Entrepreneurs Target Africa’s Solar Opportunity

A slew of VC-funded, American solar energy startups seek to profit by electrifying African communities, per Bill McKibben in the latest issue of the New Yorker.

/ June 2017
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