Africa Inc http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22240/all en On Location Video: South African winemaker bridges racial divide http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5705394 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>One of the few black-owned wineries in South Africa wins recognition for world-class wines.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeffrey Barbee </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="865" height="480" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/africa_inc_01013311.png?1337811333" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:06:04 06:15</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("d686d1cb0cf0c", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Africa Inc On Location Emerging Markets South Africa Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:00 +0000 Jeffrey Barbee 5705394 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa seeks an entrepreneurial revolution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120530/south-africa-entrepreneur-business-economy <p><span style="line-height: 20px; ">JOHANNESBURG &mdash; One of the hottest issues in South Africa today is unemployment, which runs as high as 40 percent, and there is mounting frustration among the country&rsquo;s jobless youth. They say more blacks must have their own businesses.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120530/south-africa-entrepreneur-business-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Inc Emerging Markets South Africa Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:14 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5706237 at http://www.globalpost.com NY fashion, straight out of Kigali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/africa-business-entrepreneur-fashion-economy <p><span style="line-height: 20px; ">KIGALI &mdash; For years, Emelienne Nyiramana carried water 10 miles for 25 cents a day to support her five children, including an orphan from this country&rsquo;s 1994 genocide. Now she&rsquo;s an entrepreneur with connections to Nicole Miller and the New York fashion world.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/africa-business-entrepreneur-fashion-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Inc Emerging Markets Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:13 +0000 Steve Terrill 5706382 at http://www.globalpost.com Reviving the 'African miracle' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/ivory%20coast-economy-entrepreneur-growth <p>ABIDJAN &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; ">For much of the past decade Ivory Coast has not been on anyone&rsquo;s list as an ideal investment destination. Civil war tore the country apart between 2002 and 2004 and then there was renewed violence last year following the presidential election.</span><span style="line-height: 20px; ">Now, a year after the country returned to peace, financier Michel Abrogoua is hunting new investments to help return the war-torn economy to prosperity.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/ivory%20coast-economy-entrepreneur-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Inc Global Economy Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:12 +0000 Laura Burke 5706407 at http://www.globalpost.com Liberia’s entrepreneurial women start small http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/liberia-economy-women-entrepreneur <p>MONROVIA &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; ">More than two decades of political upheaval and a civil war that ended in 2003 reduced Liberia to an economic basket case. But small-scale entrepreneurs like Martha Partor are working to build their businesses, and the country&#39;s economy, too.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/liberia-economy-women-entrepreneur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Inc Emerging Markets Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:00 +0000 Wade Williams 5706422 at http://www.globalpost.com Boosting Africa's entrepreneurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120602/boosting-africas-entrepreneurs <p><span style="line-height: 20px; ">BOSTON &mdash; It would be great to say that Africa&rsquo;s entrepreneurs are &lsquo;doing it for themselves.&rsquo; But that&rsquo;s not exactly the case. Work needs to be done to create environments where emerging businesspeople can thrive.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120602/boosting-africas-entrepreneurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Africa Inc Emerging Markets Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:00 +0000 Andrew Meldrum 5706596 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: South African winemaker bridges racial divide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/18979/120604/location-video-south-african-winemaker-bridges-racial-divide Africa Inc On Location Emerging Markets South Africa Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:32:00 +0000 Jeffrey Barbee 5706661 at http://www.globalpost.com