Video: Insight into Africa’s Youth Entrepreneurship Landscape |CNBC Africa

Invest Africa host Nozipho Mbanjwa continues the youth investment discussion with Mandela Washington Fellow Nola Mashaba, Economist Thabi Leoka and KPMG’s Mabutho Mthembu. The panel sheds light on youth entrepreneurship with audience of young entrepreneurs. Challenges & opportunities facing Africa’s Youth (Part I) Insight into Africa’s Youth Entrepreneurship Landscape (Part II)

CNN Marketplace Africa: South African Fashion Designers are Giving Chinese Brands a Run for their Money

“Simple slip-ons have been the secret ingredient in Rachmat Thomas’ success story. The fashion entrepreneur’s shoe factory used to employ 90 people, but these days demand from South Africa’s largest apparel retailers is so high, she needs the skills of 300 workers. “The success story about this pump is that it is all handcrafted,” says …


Fashion Business: (Video) Karl Johan Persson on How H & M is Transforming the Fashion Industry

Managing Director and CEO H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB, discusses how H&M transformed and continues to transform the fashion industry. Quote: “Businesses have a responsibility than just maximizing profits.” 1. Sustainability work has to be integrated in all aspects of the business. 2. Businesses should take a long term view. Do what is …