Growing your business or your company is hard. But you will agree with me that it’s better than having a life-sucking 9-to-5 job. While there are a ton of strategies you could use to scale your business (even faster), it’s important you watch out for these 7 things that could make taking your business to the next level even faster.
Cameroon’s biggest exporter of banana, rubber and other fine products, has recently experienced a drop in exports. This marks its worst export performance in one month since 2005, according to the Cameroon Banana Association (ASSOBACAM). The volume is also just over six times less than the volume exported in August last year (8,560).
E-commerce in Africa is on a steady growth though some countries are still trying to grasp the concept. However, with the goal to make e-commerce thrive in his country, Mutungi Stephen founded 2ambale. He wanted to give Ugandans and visitors the luxury of shopping at any time and anywhere.
In 1999 when I was in Form 3, my elder brother sent me a brand new calculator all the way from the UK. When I received that calculator, I spent about two hours carefully reading the manual to understand how the calculator works. At the same time, my brother had sent the same type of calculator to my sister who was at home.
When it comes to commerce in Africa, the future looks rosy. The idea of drone delivery here, for example, is something that will wait quite a while. So, we don’t have access to all the latest tech advances.
There are far fewer women than men in tech roles across the world. This is peculiar to Africa having a limited number of women in the IT sector. This reality is on the brink of changing as it hasn’t stopped some go-getters from being the spotlight in the tech sector.
Mobile penetration in Africa has linked many to the online world. As a result, Farfetch is starting a cohort for startups. The startups will have direct access to Farfetch’s expertise in the luxury fashion and technology industries.
Usually, people find it difficult to pursue their dreams because of stigmatisation. Whatever the case may be, there are still a few with such situations who are ready to go against all odds to experience true happiness. A shining example is Aaron Philip, who has ventured into the world of modelling despite her “abnormal situation.
It is time for Africa to shine in the world of technology and innovation. With the aim of looking for a solution to a problem, African entrepreneurs and startups have created problem-solving apps. Among these entrepreneurs, is Zuo Bruno founder of Zuoix who has created an SMS car tracking application, ZOOMED.
Since its creation in 2004, the Assembly of Telecommunication Regulators of Central Africa (ARTAC) has been in a deep sleep. This, however, led to a meeting from August 6 to 7, 2018 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to revitalize its activities. As a result, a permanent secretariat was established under the leadership of a Cameroonian, Alhadji Ali.
Emit Less, Suffer Most from Climate Change! If the US withdrawal from what seems to be the greatest historic accord on climate change, has been condemned by several statesmen, it is definitely because they recognize the world power’s role in solving international perils and calamities. Unlike any other area in the world, Africa is going to be the most hit by this US action. Africa on a global scale accounts for a trivial amount of
African governments are increasingly living the realities of the digital age by adopting and implementing different digital/e-governance practices. One of such e-government services in Africa is the Biometric e-gates innovation introduced at Ghana’s Kotoka International Airport, Accra. The biometric e-gates control and visa management system is part of a bigger e-migration initiative by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS).
Many established companies, startups, and small businesses have often failed and ran out of business for the simple reason that they failed to give back to the communities in which they operate because business is designed to be mutually beneficial. To tap into the community’s ever flowing commitment to any brand or business, the company must be willing to perform philanthropic or charitable activities. Companies stand to gain a lot from getting involved in Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activities; the ability to create long-lasting positive
With the thought of creativity, our minds rush in the direction of performance and arts. Most of us are misled to attribute creativity just to arts and music. Could it be possible that we do not fully comprehend the meaning of creativity? What is creativity to begin with? Creativity could be referred to as the ability to develop new ideas and discover new ways of looking at problems and opportunities.
Passing on knowledge to generations has always been one of man’s greatest cravings and books have proven to be very good at disseminating such information. However, these authors seem to have very little or no market for their publications all