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Africa's youth population a source of immense opportunity to unlock economic potential

"Never before have there been so many young people. Never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress."

14 Dec 2017

Founder of Nawah-Scientific wins Africa 2017 "elevator pitch"

Omar Sakr, founder and CEO of Nawah-Scientific has been awarded the winning prize for the "elevator pitch" competition held at Africa 2017...

13 Dec 2017

New breed of leaders wanted throughout Africa to harness impact investment

The hunt for professionals who can successfully lead and grow companies with a dual mandate of economic and social returns is on throughout Africa...

13 Dec 2017

Startupbootcamp Cape Town's top 10 startups sign 32 deals

The Startupbootcamp cohort showcased its top 10 startups, selected from a pool of 514 applicants, to global investors, sponsors, and partners at its first Africa-based demo day...

6 Dec 2017

Liberty Vuka Knowledge Summit speaker Q&A: Annette Muller

Top African female tech founder Annette Muller, who will share a stage with Russell Simmons at the Liberty Vuka Knowledge Summit this week, shares some thoughts on entrepreneurship...

31 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose...

By Alan Knott-Craig 18 Oct 2017

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Here's to the African entrepreneurs

Join us in celebrating the courageous innovators, in small businesses and large, in South Africa and the rest of Africa, who take the risks that create new revenues, models and livelihoods, as we designate October and November as Entrepreneur Month across 18 industries on Biz...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2017

Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits...

22 Sep 2017

Dangote emphasises diversification of African economies, importance of agriculture

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."

21 Sep 2017

Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs

VC4Africa Startup Academy: Learning resource for Africa's rockstar entrepreneurs...

14 Sep 2017

Entrepreneurs can win $100,000 with Kwesé quiz competition

Econet Group chairman, Strive Masiyiwa, has unveiled a $100,000 competition for entrepreneurs across the world...

29 Aug 2017

Seven Southern Africans in Innovating Justice Challenge in semi-finals

Seven entrepreneurs and innovators from South Africa and Zimbabwe have been selected to take part in the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) regional semi-finals of its annual Innovating Justice Challenge...

28 Aug 2017

Stanford GSB, De Beers in $3m partnership for entrepreneurs

The Stanford Graduate School of Business, in partnership with the De Beers group, will invest $3m in an entrepreneurship educational programme in 2018 to empower young, budding entrepreneurs and owners of established businesses in Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa...

21 Aug 2017

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International

How to start a business selling precious stones

Precious stones are beautiful and exciting to own, but what's more exciting is running a precious stone or gemstone business. Other than the fact that they're beautiful to have around, precious stones generally don't depreciate in value - gemstone value is usually based on supply.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Five leisure activities that can boost your productivity at work

Whether you're the CEO of a company or an employee, working becomes very stressful and monotonous at some point - doing the same thing every day, meeting the same people and dealing with the same issues over and over again.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Three ways to failure-proof your business in 2018

If you plan on starting a business in the year 2018 or have one established already, there are some important questions you might want to consider. Some are: what you're going to do to stand out from the crowd; how you'll manage your revenue enough to ensure you don't fall into any debt; how you'll ensure your products and services are topnotch; how you'll ensure your employees are putting in their best to achieve the company's growth, and many others.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Nine items your office first aid box should contain

Hazards happen every now and then in companies hence the necessity of a well-stocked first aid box. In fact, the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulation requires that all employers provide appropriate equipment and well-trained fist aider so employees can receive immediate attention soon as the accident occurs at work - including calling an ambulance.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 27 Dec 2017

Four mental health tips for entrepreneurs from Johnny Tabaie

When talking about mental health, it deals with one of the most important part of the human body, the brain. Because the brain controls all other parts of the body, the state of mental health can make all the difference between one set of people and the other.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 19 Dec 2017

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