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Chris Folayan, Founder and CEO, MallForAfrica

Mall For Africa: How a Nigerian built an African e-commerce empire from his bedroom

As an Africa business coach and consultant I have the pleasure of wandering through African business news and related success stories as part of my job.

Foschini store in Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa's Foschini to pay $456M to acquire UK retailer Phase Eight from private equity firm TowerBrook

The Foschini Group Ltd. (TFG) agreed to buy U.K. clothing chain Phase Eight from TowerBrook Capital Partners LP, hastening the South African retailer’s international expansion.

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In South Africa, more evolution than revolution

When Khanyi Dhlomo opened a plush designer boutique here late last year, it revealed as much about the national psyche as it did about the local fashion industry.

Twins Kessie and Eku Edewor

The Nigerians have arrived ... and London is paying attention

Richard Vedelago is 29 years old and worth more millions than he’s prepared to tell. ‘Money talks, but wealth whispers,’ he says with a smile, sitting back in the bar at Claridge’s – his idea – and lazily sipping an elderflower juice.