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How Facebook is working to create online safety for African women

How Facebook is working to create online safety for African women

No doubt, technology and social media platforms in general are some of the best things to have happened to mankind. With increased connectivity, ‘likes’ and ‘follows’, have shaped the world into a global village of virtual communication. But even so, there are the certain disadvantages of these genius innovations; these include issues like bullying, harassment […]

Egypt Business Forum Promotes Key African Ties

Egypt Business Forum Promotes Key African Ties

Sharm el-Sheikh — Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el Sisi is calling on African leaders to invest in education so that the continent’s peoples can acquire the skills to contribute to the region’s economic growth. “Africa needs to concentrate on transforming societies .. using innovation and research as a basis for future success,” he said . […]

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

16 Organizations That Will Give You Money To Start And Grow A Business In Africa

  (1) Acumen Fund Acumen is a charity organisation incorporated in 2001 with seed capital from the Rockefeller Foundation, Cisco Systems Foundation and three individual philanthropists. The Acumen Fund invests in entrepreneurs who have the capability to bring sustainable solutions to big problems. In May 2014, The Acumen Fund co-invested $1.5 million in Esoko Networks […]

Video: Minute Motivation with Doyin

Quiz Intro When my children were a lot younger and I was invited to birthday parties, I found the parties I enjoyed most were those with just one exit door – I simply sat near the door. I knew that as long as the kids didn’t go past me at that door, they were safe […]

Synergy In Business

Synergy In Business

It is said that synergy is a business enhancer. I agree totally because I believe also that synergy is the way to move forward in most things in life.  One of the religious books even states: One person can chase 1000 (enemies) but TWO can chase 10,000 – a multiplying supernatural equation that defies explanation. […]

The Ugly Reality of Being a Female Entrepreneur

Here are some of the challenges female entrepreneurs face in the startup world. “It’s so nice when a housewife has an idea.” That was the first eye-opening comment I heard when I was trying to raise funding for my company. It was also the first time I realized that being a woman entrepreneur would present […]

25 Business Ideas You Can Launch While Still Having a Full-Time Job

25 Business Ideas You Can Launch While Still Having a Full-Time Job

Have you ever wanted to start your own business? If so, you realize that there are a lot of risks involved, not to mention that it may require you to take out a loan or quit your current job. While that sounds great on paper, not all of us can completely give up our 9-to-5 jobs. […]