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Tobacco Farmers Earn Us$4,6m

Tobacco Farmers Earn Us$4,6m

Farmers have earned US$4,6 million from the sale of flue-cured tobacco since the opening of the 2019 marketing season two weeks ago. The growers have sold 2,6 million kilogrammes at the auction and contract floors. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board’s latest statistics indicate that the bulk of the crop has been sold through the contract […]

70 Somali Businesswomen Seek To Boost Their Businesses Via Training In Jubaland

70 Somali Businesswomen Seek To Boost Their Businesses Via Training In Jubaland

Approximately 70 Somali businesswomen have been taken through a forum to support access to finance for women-led enterprises, attended by esteemed ministers from the Jubaland Ministry of Women, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Fishery and Marine Resources, and Ministry of Trade and Commerce. The event provided an opportunity for women to hear about […]

Business Stakeholders Validate ‘She Trades’ in Gambia

Business Stakeholders Validate ‘She Trades’ in Gambia

Stakeholders in the business and entrepreneurship sector in collaboration with partners, yesterday February 26th 2019, validated the ‘She Trades’ initiative in The Gambia. The International Trade Center (ICT), launched the ‘She Trades’, a global initiative to create an ecosystem of integrated solutions which empowers women economically, through greater integration in trade and investment. The global […]

WeWork Picks South Africa For First African Foray

WeWork Picks South Africa For First African Foray

U.S. shared workspace provider WeWork plans to launch in South African later this year, it said on Thursday, a move that would mark the first African expansion for the $47 billion New York-based company. The firm, backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp, will team up with Redefine Properties, one of South Africa’s biggest real estate […]

India Is Building A City From Scratch To Attract Foreign Investors

India Is Building A City From Scratch To Attract Foreign Investors

India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy. Gradually mushrooming on an otherwise barren 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state — is a small collection of buildings that India hopes will one day rival financial centers like Singapore, Dubai […]

Rural Women Share Experiences In Farming, Governance

Rural Women Share Experiences In Farming, Governance

The women participated in a crash planting demonstration of cabbage A group of women Councilors from the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone have ended a two-day learning and exchange visit to their counterparts in Kabala, Koinadugu District, in the North of the country. The women from the East, mainly drawn from the women in governance […]

How To Understand The Non-Verbal Cues In Business

How To Understand The Non-Verbal Cues In Business

Life, and business, are a series of negotiations. Whether you’re negotiating a contract for a new job, creating or dissolving a business partnership, or simply negotiating with your spouse over who will make dinner that night, negotiation is an unavoidable – and often uncomfortable – part of life. In any type of negotiation, we all […]

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

Have entrepreneurs lost the will to innovate? Sir Richard Branson doesn’t think so. He’s “never known a more exciting time for innovation,” and I agree 100%. We’ve got self-driving cars, miniaturized medical equipment and private space exploration. What will innovation bring us next? For evidence that disruptive innovators can be spotted in every direction you […]

How To Set The Rights Goals That Aid Productivity

How To Set The Rights Goals That Aid Productivity

Few things feel as good as a truly productive day. You start off knowing what you want to accomplish. You focus on and finish each task in succession without racing through. You go home with almost everything crossed off your list — and a clear plan of how your tomorrow will look. If you’re like […]

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 […]