8 African Entrepreneurs Share Advice On How They Became Successful

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Written by Dana Sanchez

The Dangotes, Elumelus and Thakkars are the exceptions. The vast majority of businesses built by African entrepreneurs are local. Local political patronage and connections often sustain African entrepreneurs, according to Ghanaian lawyer and entrepreneur Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia. Still, their efforts often turn these entrepreneurs into superstars in their communities. Some African entrepreneurs share advice here on how they became successful.

From How We Made It In Africa, African Business Review.