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Economy |
Jan 31, 2020 17:01:31

Highlights from World Economic Forum 2020

 Last week, the 50th World Economic Forum was held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, from the 21st to the 24th of January, 2020. Initiated in 1971, this is an annual gathering of world leaders, economists, innovators, business leaders, civil organizations, the press and all relevant stakeholders in the economic sectors around the world. They come together at the beginning of each year to have relevant conversations around all sectors that affect world trade, industrializations, innovation and income generation.

Economy |
Jan 27, 2020 13:22:07

Did you know that in Africa, Micro, small and medium scale enterprises contribute to an estimated 70% of employment in the whole region?

 Did you know that in Africa, Micro, small and medium scale enterprises contribute to an estimated 70% of employment in the whole region? This means that majority of our work force comes from people running their own startups and businesses. It has been argued that MSMEs are the backbone of the economic development of any society, because they have sustainable structures of growth, increasing employment opportunities and contribute massively to the nation’s GDP.

finance |
Jan 21, 2020 18:03:11

Like Jefferson said, “Never spend more than you have earned.”

 This is January and at the beginning of each year, we start setting up financial budgets and targets for ourselves. Often times than not, a lot of us do not stick to our plans due of unexpected expenditures and other factors. But a lot of the time, we tend to spend more than we have earned, especially on bills. I fact, we spend our money on pre-planned bills before we even receive the money.

finance |
Jan 21, 2020 17:57:02

Africa needs more Angel Investors

 Angel investors are a largely tapped medium for entrepreneurial investments and small/medium scale businesses in Africa. This is the age long traditional means of getting family, friends and individuals from your network to invest in your startup and businesses. It can also be viewed as the communal investment method.