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Shamanth Pereira Ditched Investment Banking To Help New Mums Build A Career

Shamanth Pereira Ditched Investment Banking To Help New Mums Build A Career

Shamanth Pereira spent years building a successful career in investment banking, but she missed her freedom — and her family. “It was increasingly challenging to be present with my young family,” she says. “I had to make a choice.” She walked away from the finance world and enrolled in business school, with dreams of owning […]

Women Are Not Accessible To Loans To Fund Their Businesses

Women Are Not Accessible To Loans To Fund Their Businesses

 Some women and youth in Gwitiryo Ward in Tarime District have said loan conditions by the government and the little knowledge they have are the reasons why they don’t take credit. Instead they join groups of people so they could give loans among themselves. This is a sort of pyramid scheme. This came up in […]

U.S. Plans Bilateral Free Trade Agreements With African Countries

U.S. Plans Bilateral Free Trade Agreements With African Countries

The U.S. government has said that it was currently looking for African countries that would be interested in bilateral free trade agreements with it. Peter Haas, the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Negotiation told journalists in a teleconference that it was a big deal for the U.S. to be looking towards Africa. […]

Uganda Needs A Smart Industrial Policy

Uganda Needs A Smart Industrial Policy

In order to achieve sustainable economic growth, Uganda should focus on developing a more effective industrial policy based on its economic specificities and the opportunities created by regional integration. This is according to Rodgers Mukwaya, an Economic Affairs Officer for the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and one of the the authors of the […]

FADAMA Bank Targets Women, Youths For Empowerment – Coordinator

FADAMA Bank Targets Women, Youths For Empowerment – Coordinator

The Fadama lll Project Coordinator in Plateau, Mr Gideon Dandam, says that the main target of the Fadama Farmers Micro Finance Bank is to empower women and youths in the society. Dandam made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos on Monday. According to him, the bank aims […]

9 Incredible Books To Effectively Boost Your Life And Career

9 Incredible Books To Effectively Boost Your Life And Career

The appetite for books that inspire us, move us forward, and give us practical guidance seems to be only increasing. The publication of new business books alone tops 11,000 every year — an overwhelming choice for readers. The ones that tend do well these days seem to be grounded in humanity. Perhaps that’s because creativity, […]