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Business of Luxury Retail in Africa

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Deremi Ajidahun, CEO of Hole19 Group and Zakaa retail stores, is determined to change the way Nigerians purchase fine watches and is often congratulated by Swiss CEOs on the appetite of Nigerians vacationing in Paris, London or New York for these luxury goods. Deremi Ajidahun, the founder of Hole19 ©Igor …

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In Knots Over ZOE SEVAK, Made In Kenya

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Over a decade ago, love brought Zoe Sevak to Kenya. A lawyer by profession with an MBA, Zoe left her home country of Greece to be with her husband. But it wouldn’t be until October 2017 that she would launch her eponymous fashion brand. In fact, Zoe Sevak may not …

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We are Sisters AND Ghanaian Chocolate Makers

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“So, how do you two know each other?”“Are you friends?”“Former classmates?”“How did you guys become business partners?” Laughs automatically ensue from the both of us and we respond in unison, almost as if it was perfectly scripted, “We’re sisters!” When people meet us at first glance, they think we are …

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This Million-Dollar Super yacht Will Come with A Red Carpet Entrance

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The Carat 187 is the most glamorous superyacht yet. Fit for royalty, the 187-foot vessel will be overflowing with an impressive roster of amenities. At simply the concept stage, designers have already quoted USD 130 million to conceptualise and construct the massive yacht. Envision two sweeping staircases, a massive swimming …

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The Hemingways Residences, Watamu, Kenya

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Hemingways Collection has rolled out a five-year Guaranteed Fixed Return offer for owners of the Hemingways Residences in Watamu which are now fully complete and ready for sale. The offer guarantees a return of 7% per annum on the USD purchase price including service charge, for five years, which results in …

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AFRIKOA Cafe in Johannesburg Celebrates the Best of African Chocolate

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AFRIKOA is a self-described “chocolate concept store”, opened earlier this year in Johannesburg’s glitzy art district, the Keyes Art Mile. Focused on “the three Cs” – chocolate, coffee and champagne. While the majority of the world’s cocoa grows in Africa – 70% of all cocoa comes from just four African countries – almost none …

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IHG® signs agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa for the growth of hotels across brands

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Inter Continental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Master Development Agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10 years, across IHG’s portfolio of brands in mid scale, upscale and luxury segments. The agreement will see …

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Restoring Retreat

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Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa isn’t the kind of pamper spa destination where guests enjoy a gentle rub-down, followed by champagne in the jacuzzi. Instead, this is a space for total rejuvenation, relaxation and restoration. The sumptuous getaway in the heart of the Franschhoek valley is accredited as the only …

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