Entries by Jean Wandimi

africon to present at virtual.drupa touchpoint packaging: Key trends and opportunities in the African packaging markets.

The African continent is a high growth market for the packaging industry. The key drivers for this growth include urbanization, modern retail development and a booming food and beverage industry, among others. Marc Zander – CEO and Managing Partner, africon GmbH and Jean Wandimi- Business Analyst & Head of Marketing, africon GmbH, will be presenting […]

Uzodinma Ezimora joins africon GmbH advisory board.

africon has been strengthening its team including the advisory board which constitutes professionals with unparalleled skills and experience. The board embodies significant long-term Africa understanding and guides africon in its current growth phase. It contributes ideas, networks and local know-how. Therefore, africon is very pleased to add another member, Uzodinma (Uzo) Ezimora, to the board. […]

TU Berlin and Addis Ababa University students solve a business case for Henkel and Varta, organized by africon

Africa has become a continent of growth. Over the past 5 years, 7 out of the 10 strongest growth countries were in Africa. The growing economies with their business potential led to an increasing interest by German and international companies to kick-off or review their Africa growth strategies. Within the framework of the special initiative […]

Slide of the month (SOTM) April. Overview of the tech scene in select countries in Africa

The digital economy in Africa continues to grow with some countries having significant digital infrastructure. Due to our vast experience and project work in Africa, we were recently invited to share relevant insights on the topic, “Opportunities in Africa’s rising digital economy”, at the Global DIGITAL FUTUREcongress Virtual on 25.02.2021. Our presentation focused on the […]

Slide of the month (SOTM) March. Operational and upcoming railway lines in Nigeria

Several African countries have ongoing and planned rail projects. Africa’s largest economy is developing the rail sector to improve the poor transport infrastructure. africon recently completed a project in the railway sector in Nigeria for one of our clients who manufactures rail components. The project aimed to give an overview of the industry in terms […]

africon selected as a knowledge partner for EMWA 2021

africon has been liaising as a knowledge partner with different reputable trade fairs, conferences, and shows in our key sectors including automotive, mechanical engineering, chemicals, consumer goods & FMCG, and industrial goods, among others. To see some of our work in the trade fair sector, you can browse through our references page. As a knowledge […]

Kwame Ankomah Gyamfi joins africon as a Business Analyst in Ghana.

Based on our philosophy of “bridging potentials“, where we consult the management of global companies on their Africa strategy (beginning with their market entry until the local implementation), we have expanded our footprint in West Africa by hiring a Business Analyst from Ghana. The africon vision is to create possibilities not only for international companies […]

africon and Quantron AG join forces for eMobility in Africa

eMobility has been a key topic in Africa with the rising need to electrify different modes of transportation. There is a large number of e-mobility innovations stemming from small and medium-sized companies in different countries in Africa. africon has executed projects for clients in the eMobility sector and related fields like transport, automotive, and logistics. […]

Slide of the month (SOTM) February. Import statistics of medical equipment in East African Community (EAC).

africon GmbH did an analysis of import statistics of medical equipment in East Africa for one of our clients in the sector. They were interested in understanding the supply and demand of hospital beds. The findings were that the complex medical equipment market in EAC relies heavily on imports from various countries like China, Germany, […]

Rhoda Berger joins africon as Senior Consultant  

The africon team has been growing in Germany, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana & Nigeria. We consult the management of companies on their Africa strategy and pursue a hands-on approach with our team. To help us continue providing the best services for our clients, we brought on one new team member from Berlin, Germany. Rhoda Berger has […]