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.
Today’s Quote Africa Nigeria’s Paystack partners with Truecaller for secure payments Nigerian startup, Paystack has partnered Swedish caller ID firm Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa to accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecallerâ€™s mobile identity product Truecaller SDK. Previously, all merchants that used Paystack, which processes nearly 20%t of all online transactions in
Since the mobile apps market started to gain prominence in 2008, Africa has remained an underperformer in mobile apps development. And more interestingly, children and teenagers have gotten into this field at very tender ages. As the old adage goes, “learning without playing makes Jack a dull boy,” it is important for app developers to create educational children’s apps while keeping them exciting and game-oriented.
The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says it wants to invest in early-stage blockchain startups. UNICEF is a UN agency with a mandate to advocate for the protection of children’s rights. UNICEF’s Mission It basically aims at helping children meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
The Zinox Group recently acquired Konga in a deal that shook the African e-commerce industry. Olusiji’s new mission is to steer Konga’s course towards a fresh start in dominating the Nigerian e-commerce market. He replaces former owner of Konga, Mr.
Finding a suitable apartment that matches your taste is now a child’s play in Cameroon with the Bongalo App. Necessity has always been a drive for innovation in the history of mankind. Following the stress, Epafred Minuifuong the Co-founder of Bongalo App underwent on a house search process some years back in Bamenda caused him to think out of the box to solve the arduousness in the house search process in Cameroon.