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The Business Of Buying and Selling African TV and Streaming Content Goes Virtual

The Business Of Buying and Selling African TV and Streaming Content Goes Virtual

The annual trade fair is dead for the foreseeable future. Those running things like DISCOP and AfricaCom have had to reinvent themselves. Russell Southwood talks to DISCOP founder Patrick Zuchowicki about what buyers and sellers really want when they go online and what he’s doing to meet these needs. The annual DISCOP event has gone online […]

Your Fear Of Failure Is Holding You Back From Pursuing Your Dreams

Your Fear Of Failure Is Holding You Back From Pursuing Your Dreams

What’s holding you back from starting a business? Wait… don’t tell me. I already know. If you’re anything like most would-be entrepreneurs I’ve talked to, you’re afraid. Yes, you, with the big dreams, the killer ideas, and the jaw-droppingly impressive skill set. You’re a scaredy-cat. Hey, that’s nothing to be ashamed of.  Most of the time, I’m […]

Here Are 4 Steps You Should Take To Finish The Year Strong

Here Are 4 Steps You Should Take To Finish The Year Strong

It has not been an easy year, and yet the very best entrepreneurs continue to rise to the challenge in their businesses and personal lives. As important as New Years Resolutions are, setting new goals year-round is how the growth really happens. Now that the year is just over halfway through, it’s a reflection point; where did you want […]

Nigerian Businesses Say Pandemic “Impacted Them Negatively”

Nigerian Businesses Say Pandemic “Impacted Them Negatively”

A whopping 97 per cent of Nigerian businesses recorded losses during the lockdown over Covid-19 while 87 per cent said they have been negatively affected overall by the pandemic, a nationwide survey has shown. Titled the “National survey report on the impact of COVID-19 on Nigerian private sector,” the survey assessed the impact of the […]

Chad To Repay U.S.$100 Million Debt To Angola With Cattle

Chad To Repay U.S.$100 Million Debt To Angola With Cattle

Angola has agreed to receive 75,000 cattle from Chad as payment of a $100 million debt from the cash-poor north-central African country. The cattle will be delivered over the next 10 years as repayment for the 2017 debt. Local news report said the first instalment of 1,000 cows has already arrived in Angola’s capital Luanda […]

Gender Employment Gap Costs EU 360 Billion Euros A Year

Gender Employment Gap Costs EU 360 Billion Euros A Year

The gap between female and male employment costs the European Union 360 billion euros ($399 billion) of losses a year, or some 2 per cent of its total economy, a new study said on Monday. Italy, Malta and Greece had the worst readings with about a 20% gap in 2018, when the data was analysed, […]

Redcliff Appeals For Govt Intervention In Setting Up Us$45 Million Water Treatment Plant

Redcliff Appeals For Govt Intervention In Setting Up Us$45 Million Water Treatment Plant

REDCLIFF Municipality is planning to construct a US$45 million water treatment plant so as to bring relief to the dry steelworks suburb. Town Clerk Gilson Chakauya last week told Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister Larry Mavhima during a tour of Redcliff Projects that the local authority was determined to have its own water authority. Redcliff relies […]

Senegal’s Start-Up Act To Boost Female-Led Business In First for West Africa

Senegal’s Start-Up Act To Boost Female-Led Business In First for West Africa

Dozens of Senegalese start-ups have launched in recent years, though many have struggled to grow Senegal’s start-up scene is dominated by men, the laws are complex and the taxes are high – all reasons why talented businesswomen from the West African nation shy away from creating companies, said entrepreneur Seynabou Thiam. “They tell themselves: ‘It’s […]

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise As Kerosene Drops In Kenya

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise As Kerosene Drops In Kenya

Motorists will pay more for fuel for the next 30 days after prices go up in the latest review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra). But for households that use kerosene for cooking and lighting, the price has dropped by Sh1.26 per litre. Super petrol and diesel prices went up Sh2.67 and Sh2.13 […]

3 Obstacles Entrepreneurial Women Must Overcome

3 Obstacles Entrepreneurial Women Must Overcome

There’s plenty of reason to believe 2020 is going to be the year of the female entrepreneur. The workforce is becoming increasingly diverse as more women, including women of colour, seek to make their visions a reality and capitalize on it. A study commissioned by American Express reported that, as of January 2017, an estimated 11.6 million female-owned […]

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