While factories in China are reopening, other countries are going into lockdowns. These lockdowns are hurting all of Africa’s biggest smartphone manufacturers, especially Transsion.
Jumia and Transsion, two of Africa’s largest tech businesses had their IPOs in 2019. But their fortunes have largely gone in opposite directions since.
As Mara Group launches its smartphone factory in Kigali, how much will a regional play be critical to its success?
The Pitchdrive Asia tour began on Wednesday, August 21 with a two-day bootcamp at the Co-Creation Hub Design Lab in Kigali. The founders arrived over the course of two days and were engaged in a couple of introductory sessions and context setting ahead of the tour. Speakers at the bootcamp included Jackson Ogallo, Business School […]
The AfCFTA faces many hurdles on its road to success and a crucial one is the rule governing rules of origin: an important but complicated topic that has implications for manufacturing businesses.
Save Eritrea, the entire continent is now on board the AfCFTA ship and eager to see how this free trade area, now the largest in the world, will spur growth on the continent, especially for industries like manufacturing.