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Women Urged To Be Innovative In Marketing Tourism

Women Urged To Be Innovative In Marketing Tourism

WOMEN working in tourism sector have been challenged to be confident and innovative in a bid to better their lives. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu challenged the women to be confident and innovative, saying it’s a key requisites to penetrate in the lucrative sector. “This is one […]

Use Failure To Push Forward

Use Failure To Push Forward

It’s been over a year since I started working at a startup. I was one of the hardest years in my career, and one of the most fulfilling in my life, in that I’ve learned more than at any other job I have ever had. The biggest lesson I took away this past year came […]

Green Is More Than Just A Colour

Green Is More Than Just A Colour

Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech, is a force of nature.  She’s not your typical CEO – aggressive, type A, “all about the company.”  Rather, she’s an Energy Whisperer. Her company uses science (biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, etc.) to discover new tools to develop sustainable power. Capturing carbon, making fuel from waste, these are some of […]

World Intellectual Property Day : The History

World Intellectual Property Day : The History

World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April.[1] The event was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to “raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life” and “to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made by creators and innovators to the development of societies across […]

How Can Africa Win In 2017?

How Can Africa Win In 2017?

  American research group The Brookings Institution has just published its annual Foresight Africa project. Foresight Africa is a series of reports, commentaries and events aimed at helping policymakers and speculators stay ahead of developments impacting the continent. Brookings Africa Growth Initiative scholars and outside experts explored six themes that provide opportunities for Africa to […]

Five Innovative African Infrastructure Schemes

Five Innovative African Infrastructure Schemes

  Africa’s population is rocketing, as is the demand to boost intra-African trade. The solution? Huge new infrastructure schemes. This year, African governments and private entities will push forward with a number of important infrastructure projects, including railways, ports, and even new cities. Here’s a swift roundup of the biggest developments coming to the continent […]

Will.i.am’s New Wireless ‘Button’ Earphones Beat Apple’s AirPods

Will.i.am’s New Wireless ‘Button’ Earphones Beat Apple’s AirPods

“Dork, dork, dork,” Will.i.am recently muttered, teasing himself while thumbing through his phone. He sat on a velvet bench at a downtown Manhattan event space, impatiently searching for a particular video while a handful of journalists looked on. “Dork, DORK, dork,” the aspiring tech visionary continued, self-conscious about going on a tangent. The musician—who remixed […]

Why Do Businesses Fail

Why Do Businesses Fail

Did you know that a staggering 96% of businesses will fail over a 10-year period of time? And as for the remaining 4%, it does not necessarily mean they succeed, it means that they’ve survived. So what causes a business to fail? What makes someone succeed? What makes the difference? Peter Drucker, one of the […]

Transforming Africa – The Tony Elumelu Foundation Releases Documentary of TEEP’s Groundbreaking First Year

Transforming Africa – The Tony Elumelu Foundation Releases Documentary of TEEP’s Groundbreaking First Year

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) announces the digital release of the documentary film Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs: Transforming Africa. The film tells the story of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), the Foundation’s decade-long commitment of $100 million to empower 10,000 entrepreneurs from all of Africa, to create jobs and generate wealth. TEF Founder, Tony […]

Is Rapport The Key To Innovation?

Is Rapport The Key To Innovation?

Many organizations have a sound strategy, but fail to execute their full potential. Why is that? Because culture eats strategy for breakfast. Easily! Culture is the way ‘we’ do things. The behaviour of a network of people (a workforce) is continuously shaping its own culture. This culture is driving performance, or it does not. So, what […]

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