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The Hustler’s Digest – Safaricom is Resisting a Tax Hike on MoMo Services

Today’s Quote “They steal our taxes and donor money… leaving public services to near-collapse and now when donors get angry and cut them off, then they come to us and punish us again by raising taxes to grab even the little income we struggle to make. A report said the drop totaled 1,087.6 Megawatts.

Why Taxing Companies’ Turnovers Will Choke Cameroon’s Economy

In 2011 when the government carried out a survey to understand Cameroon’s business climate, their aim was to make life easier for business people. From direct to indirect taxes, the country has over 14 different taxation schemes that directly hit on the economic activities of its populace.   With this pile of taxes to pay, business owners in Cameroon have over the years, been suffocating.

Audrey Cheng Brings Moringa School to Cameroon

Since its launch in Kenya in 2014, Moringa School, a learning accelerator Audrey Cheng co-founded, has already placed more than 95% of graduates into leading companies across Africa. Moringa School has recorded a tremendous success as the best Nairobi coding Bootcamps of 2018. “We are thrilled to be able to impact more lives by teaching students the skills they need for today’s job market,” Cheng said.

Africa Without Borders: Ethiopia Follows Rwanda’s Footsteps

For years, borderless travel has been a dream across Africa, with the potential to boost the continent’s growth. Now, some African countries are taking bold steps to encourage borderless travel that could spur trade and economic growth on a continent in desperate need of both. After Kenya, Rwanda, and others, Ethiopia is now the latest African nation to join the bandwagon.

Africa Squaring up to Combat Power Crisis through Solar Energy

Electrical energy supply has been, and is still a major challenge in Africa. Most African countries have seen the need to overcome this challenge with the help of solar energy. Soon, most African countries like Morocco and Zimbabwe will be saying goodbye to blackout as they embrace this new initiative.

The Hustler’s Digest – Trump-Kim: A Technology to Denuclearize North Korea?

Today’s Quote “Anyone can make war, but only the most courageous can make peace” US President Donald Trump Africa Morocco and Nigeria take on next steps for gas pipeline deal Morocco and Nigeria signed a joint declaration on Sunday, laying out the next steps to complete the gas pipeline deal. Rumors of this agreement first emerged in December 2016. Both countries launched feasibility studies to this effect and ended with a plan to build the pipeline onshore and offshore.

Lenali Oral App to Provide ‘Illiterates’ in Africa the Comfort of the Online World

Illiteracy has been one of the factors of underdevelopment in Africa. To solve this problem, it was necessary to create the Lenali Oral App for ‘illiterates’. Congratulations to Malian entrepreneur, 44 year old Mamadou Gouro who has created the Lenali app, an oral-based platform.

China’s Infrastructure Grants to Africa and the Missing Local Content in Usage

Is it fair to say that China, through her infrastructure grants is Africa’s “Santa Claus”? As what can be described as the “second scramble” for Africa heightens, China’s influence on the continent is ever alarming. It’s a mission in which she certainly wants to assert herself as the world’s future center of global economic determinism. This, probably, explains her massive infrastructure grants/loans to African institutions and states.

Ambitious Entrepreneur Turns Desire into an International Humanity Travel Agency

In the heart of every entrepreneur lies an unseen burning desire to do something special. The story of Njoka Walter Laye, founder of the outstanding travel agency, Fly International Company (FICO) Limited is a rare one and cannot go unnoticed. “I came up with the idea of starting FICO because it’s something I had in mind a long time ago to help people towards their desire or motive to travel.

Digital Renter Wants To Help Students Make Money From Their Hostels

With a goal to bring consistency and order in the accommodation sector, Digital Renter has launched a campaign for students who wish to rent their rooms to submit their requests on Digital Renter’s platform. Digital Renter is known for its goal to provide accommodation with less stressful procedures. It does this just by providing houses for rent and their locations on its platform.

The Hustler’s Digest – Bitcoin Dies, But Keeps Coming Back to Life

Today’s Quote “It doesn’t die and it comes back stronger” Africa Naspers physically shuts down OLX offices across Africa The latest internet company backed by Naspers to run into troubled waters in Africa is OLX, a popular classified platform operational in 10 African countries. The news comes days after Zinox, a Nigerian technology firm bought over Naspers’ stake in Konga, a 6-year-old Nigerian e-commerce company. This move is a possible indicator that Naspers is 

5 Steps To Becoming A Successful Young Africa Entrepreneur In 2017

The dream of an average youth in Africa is to become an entrepreneur and a  successful one for that matter. This is because by developing these skills, you will have control over certain aspects of your life such as your destiny, your choice of career and above 

Docker Celebrates 5th Anniversary To Introduce Newbies To Containerization

For years, software developers sought alternative ways of deploying applications across different operating systems. Then, machine virtualization had beckoned. But these technologies were very expensive in terms of resources.

Why African Businesses Should Invest in Marketing Automation Software

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, one of the fastest ways small businesses across Africa can sustain and survive the market is by achieving more with less. Business leaders, therefore, have a responsibility to fulfill and that involves investing in the right market for their businesses. Considering the world we find ourselves in, marketing automation is no longer an option.

The Hustler’s Digest – Truecaller Flies Into Kenya

Today’s Quote “We’re swimming in a sea of stories, trying to find our way in a universe and commercial marketplace of infinite choices. The bank announced on February 28, 2018, the launch of a new service, Coge mBank – its mobile banking arm. According to company officials, Coge mBank will facilitate access to banking services and customer transactions, including the payment of goods and services from their phones.