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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NeXttel has taken a keen initiative to support and promote entrepreneurship in Cameroon. NeXttel Startup Challenge is a competition for startups, aimed at assisting duly registered Cameroonian startups with financial aids and necessary exposure. Nexttel Startup Challenge was launched in December 20, 2016 and will run on to February 19, 2017.
Welcome to IREX’s 5th annual Photo Contest! Enter now for a chance to win cash prizes totaling over $1,000. Cultivating Leaders – Photos should explore how diverse leaders strive to serve others and drive change at every level of society. Strengthening Institutions – Photos should demonstrate how institutions build just, prosperous societies
Are you an innovative entrepreneur? Take your business to the next level with Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards. These partners recently announced the launch of the 2017 Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs (USLYE) Awards. The awards aim to celebrate and support people under the age of 35 years who are working on a unique product, service or application.
Every now and then opportunities pop up here and there for us to make use of. The Appsafrica Innovation Awards 2016 edition has called for applications to be submitted. The Appsafrica innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa.
ECOWAS parliament is doing massive recruitment for graduates and non-graduates. Should anyone succeed to go through the recruitment exercise, he or she would be required to work either in Abuja or Lagos as stated by the different job positions. The deadline for the submission of applications for all the positions listed below is June 22, 2017.