What I Learned in Dar es Salaam

Lesson 1: Dar es Salaam is a beautiful city

Downtown Dar es Salaam. Photo by As Salaam Air
We made a boiled groundnuts transaction without speaking English.
A few members of the team listening to a local expert and fellow entrepreneur Andrew Minja

Lesson 2: Not all Africans want to get on a boat and leave the continent

Lesson 3: Above all, networking is important

Entrepreneur Cyriaque Ndayiragije explains how his fish products compete against Chinese imports on price and quality. Photo by The African Perspective (TAP) Media

“Friendship isn’t only about receiving”

Lesson 4: The AU is a partner, not an adversary

The first Scaling Up of SMEs Boot camp/The team. Photo by The African Perspective (TAP) Media

Forward, always

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