Entrées par Jean Wandimi

Event recap: africon serves as knowledge partner for EMWA 2021

africon was selected as a knowledge partner for EMWA (Equipment & Manufacturing West Africa) which took place a few weeks ago. Our team members in Nigeria visited the event, which brought together leading suppliers and manufacturers from around the world. It took place over a span of 3 days, with about 20 companies in sectors […]

Slide of the month (SOTM) May. The logistics sector in Rwanda and Ethiopia

Many African countries’ economic growth is highly dependent on international trade. A more efficient logistical system can greatly increase a country’s local economic value and as a result, create jobs and prosperity. In this project, africon was contracted to analyse the logistics sector in Rwanda and Ethiopia. We aimed to identify the existing gaps and […]

africon and the Mittelstandsindex Afrika (SME Index Africa) featured on AfrikaContact-Magazin

Africa is considered an emerging continent that offers businesses various opportunities to invest successfully. In order to help German small and medium sized enterprises (the “Mittelstand”) to enter the African markets, the BRS Institute at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (HBRS), africon GmbH, the Federal Association of Medium-Sized Enterprises (BVMW) and Nexia International released […]

Shanice Wanjiku joins africon GmbH as a Business Analyst in Kenya

To help us continue providing the best services for our clients, we brought on one new team member from Nairobi, Kenya. Shanice Wanjiku joined africon as a Business Analyst in April 2021. She studied Economics and Accounting in the UK, and prior to joining africon, she worked, for a large data research firm. She handled […]

Omegie Momoh joins africon as a Business Analyst in Nigeria.

africon prides itself on having a highly skilled team who is instrumental in implementing all our projects in our key sectors. With 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 are strengthening our team in West […]

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 […]