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John Mahama Pleads With Nigeria To Open Up Borders

John Mahama Pleads With Nigeria To Open Up Borders

Mr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa. Mahama made the plea while delivering the 7th Anniversary Lecture, Investiture into The Realnews Hall of Fame and The unveiling of the Book: Pathways to Political and […]

Up For A Raise?

Up For A Raise?

About six in 10 workers are heading into the holiday season with bigger paychecks than last year, according to a recent survey by MagnifyMoney — and about half of those who received a raise said it was accompanied by a promotion. That’s all well and good, but categorizing the results by gender yielded some disconcerting figures: More […]

Heavy Flooding Devastates Lives and Economies In Horn of Africa

Heavy Flooding Devastates Lives and Economies In Horn of Africa

United Nations and private agencies are scaling up life-saving humanitarian operations in response to severe flooding across large parts of the Horn of Africa. Massive flooding following months of unusually heavy rainfall is wreaking havoc in Somalia, Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia.  The United Nations reports hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced, tens […]

How To Get Influencers To Promote Your Brand

How To Get Influencers To Promote Your Brand

In the early days of Jersey Champs, Kelly was enrolled in Rutgers University and running the company out of his dorm room. After seeing a business opportunity in the popularity of sports jerseys, Kelly set out to see if he could sell jerseys with custom designs that weren’t necessarily related to sports. Fast forward three […]

The First Electric Vehicle In Africa Sparks Hope

The First Electric Vehicle In Africa Sparks Hope

 THE first Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) in Africa has raised awareness around smarter mobility and inspiring the public and other stakeholders to join this revolution. This is according to organisers of the just-concluded momentous trip, which has been described as a resounding success. Driven by Generation.e, the EVRT Africa, powered by ACDC Dynamics and […]

Government Policies Must Ensure Inclusion of Women In The Economy

Government Policies Must Ensure Inclusion of Women In The Economy

While more women graduate from institutions of higher learning, they remain the most affected by unemployment in comparison to men. According to the Council on Higher Education’s Vital Stats report, 59 487 women graduated with degrees from public universities in 2017 compared to 36 627 men. A similar trend is evident when considering students who […]

Zimbabwe Electricity Price Shoots Up By 320%

Zimbabwe Electricity Price Shoots Up By 320%

Zimbabwe’s power regulator has increased the average electricity price by 320%. The decision was taken to allow it to ramp up production and improve supplies amid daily power cuts. Essentially, the electricity company needs more money to pay for things like diesel to power the generators. Zimbabwe is grappling with the worst economic crisis since […]

Competitive Rivals Can Make You More Successful

Competitive Rivals Can Make You More Successful

In a recent commercial for Gatorade, NFL star J. J. Watt offers a simple piece of advice for aspiring athletes: Find a rival. Having a rival, Watt argues, can help you stay motivated and perform at high levels. Such advice, however, is useful not only to the athletically inclined but to entrepreneurs as well. Having a rival […]

Shoprite Manager Accused Of Using K-Word, Faces Disciplinary Hearing

Shoprite Manager Accused Of Using K-Word, Faces Disciplinary Hearing

A Shoprite regional manager has been taken to a disciplinary hearing for allegedly using the k-word on her subordinates. The disciplinary hearing for the regional manager, who heads up a Shoprite store situated in Johannesburg’s Southgate Mall, was expected to take place on Thursday. According to a statement released by Shoprite Group, the company did […]

Visa Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

Visa Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

Visa has launched a new campaign initiative called ‘She’s Next’, which seeks to empower and encourage African female micro-and small-business owners as they fund, run and grow their businesses across the continent. The global expansion of the campaign was announced at the 28th World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, as part of Visa’s […]

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