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Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

No matter how tightly you have control over what happens within your company, there are many outside factors that can take you in unwanted directions. Probably the biggest of these is the greater market you’re operating within: if it’s on an upswing, hopefully, you’re poised to take advantage. If it isn’t, you better know how […]

Weak Trade Data From China Has Investors Worried

Weak Trade Data From China Has Investors Worried

Weak trade data from China renewed investor worries about slowing global economies, sending share prices down for the day. Both imports and exports in China declined in December year over year while the country’s trade surplus with the U.S. expanded. The sluggish data from the world’s second biggest economy dragged down the price of West […]

What AI Can Do For Your Small Business

What AI Can Do For Your Small Business

The idea that you need to have a big company to use sophisticated technology is understandable as a belief, but it’s also wrong. While a lot of people think that great, transformative technology is expensive and unrealistic as a business owner, this simply isn’t the case. Artificial intelligence is a great example. For a small […]

Women Entrepreneurs In Africa Struggle To Grow Their Business

Women Entrepreneurs In Africa Struggle To Grow Their Business

Africa has seen the highest growth among businesses run by women in recent years. This would appear to be good news: entrepreneurship is arguably crucial for job creation and economic growth. But the flip side of this data is that businesses run by women are less likely than those run by men to grow because of a […]

How To Involve Your Kids In Your Business

How To Involve Your Kids In Your Business

As an entrepreneur, one of the best things you can do is introduce your kids to your business. Getting your children involved in your business will have benefits beyond giving you something to share or simply allowing you to see more of each other. It can help them develop an entrepreneurial mindset like yours, which […]

Empowering Women Farmers To Harness The Power Of Development In Africa

Empowering Women Farmers To Harness The Power Of Development In Africa

If Africa is to feed itself, and if land rights are to be applied universally, the advancement of African women farmers is a fundamental necessity, and the ability of women to access micro finance is key. Over the past few years, international banks, financing institutions and micro-funders have increased their focus on the most stubborn […]

Liquid Telecom to Invest 8 Billion EGP (U.S.$400 Million USD) In Egyptian Network Infrastructure and Data Centres

Liquid Telecom to Invest 8 Billion EGP (U.S.$400 Million USD) In Egyptian Network Infrastructure and Data Centres

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that it is investing 8 billion Egyptian Pounds ($400m US Dollars) in Egypt over the next three years. This is part of a major partnership with Telecom Egypt which includes network infrastructure and data centres. The investment announced today at the Africa 2018 Forum was made during […]

Women NGOs Want Minimum Wage To Protect Employees In Uganda

Women NGOs Want Minimum Wage To Protect Employees In Uganda

 There is an urgent need to prioritise the revisions on the proposed minimum wage bill to protect the interests of employees and boost their morale at work according to Eunice Musiime, the executive director for Akina Mama wa Afrika, a feminist-Pan-African leadership development organization. Musiime was speaking at a high level roundtable dialogue entitled ‘is […]

The Strategy Of Less For More – Balancing Productivity

The Strategy Of Less For More – Balancing Productivity

Do you feel like you’re constantly striving to do more yet feeling frustrated with your results? I’d like to share a counterintuitive solution that actually works. It’s the art of aiming lower – but that doesn’t mean expecting less of yourself. Instead, there are some specific techniques that change the way you approach things and […]

These Are The Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make In Business

These Are The Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make In Business

Most new entrepreneurs make terrible, dumb mistakes that crash their businesses before they can even get started. They make these grave mistakes not because they are unintelligent, have low IQs or possess little experience. New entrepreneurs allow these blunders because they don’t see them as issues. Thus, they fail to invest their resources into fixing the problems until the […]