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    Africa’s Billionaires List, 2016

    Africa’s Billionaires List, 2016

    Africa’s richest have a combined $80.96 billion, a drop of $13.04 billion from $94 billion in 2015

      5 Reasons Why You Should Apply For 2017 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program

      The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program has launched its third cohort inviting entrepreneurs across the continent. Other than networking and learning opportunity, you’ll also get a chance to receive $5,000 seed capital.

        Here’s what to Expect from Kenya’s iHub as it Expands Beyond Borders

        iHub, Kenya’s tech hub is set to scale its operations with a new program that will see it engage, support and promote tech entrepreneurs across Africa.

          If Entrepreneurs and Leaders Did This and It Worked, So Can You and I

          Entrepreneurs are motivated to start and run their ventures by a number of approaches. Here are a few for your perusal. We hope to highlight your success story next year.

            Ways to Transform Your Part Time Job into a Fully Fledged One In 2017

            Here are three strategies: building a business brand, networking and acquiring relevant skills, to transform your part-time hustle into a full-time job.

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            Asos Makes a Collection in Kenya

            Asos Makes a Collection in Kenya

            International fashion brands are seeing the potential in outsourcing their production to Africa. Asos is the latest one to do so.

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            Lack of Street Addresses as a Bottleneck for Urbanization

            As Africa urbanizes and more people move to informal settlements on the edge of large cities, lack of formal addresses will become much larger in scale and economically problematic.

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            Asos Makes a Collection in Kenya

            International fashion brands are seeing the potential in outsourcing their production to Africa. Asos is the latest one to do so.

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            Mobile Loans and the Newly Amended Banking Act

            A critical analysis on the impact of the amendments to the Banking Act in Kenya on mobile loan products offered by banks.

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            Competing for The Sick: Is Paying Doctors, Per Patient Treated, Good or Bad?

            Paying medical doctors per patient treated is poised to cause more health challenges.

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            Africa's Inefficiency is More Than Its Insufficiency.

            In Africa, it is not surprising to find an abundantly food-laden village with an equally overwhelming number of malnourished dwellers.

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            South African Wheat Import Tariff - Choosing the Right Formula

            South Africa is facing a unique season, in which a severe drought, high fuel prices, a weak Rand all simultaneously conspired to brew a perfect storm that has led to exceptionally high food prices.

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            Are The So-called Unemployed Youth, Employable, Despite Their Predicament?

            As they go about chanting government-bashing mantras, do the unemployed youth have the skills it takes to be employed in both Self-employment and Paid employment?

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            Open Markets Vital for Agricultural Sector in Africa

            Paradoxical as it may sound, the cure for higher food prices is more often than not higher food prices.

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            Tanzania’s Refusal to Sign EU Trade Pact Gives East Africa Time to Rethink

            Tanzania’s refusal to sign a new trade deal between the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union (EU) has generated anxious reactions.

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            Labour Day: Remembering Nigerian Workers

            The Nigerian civil servants have over the years been playing important roles in ensuring that government policies result in tangible services for Nigerians

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            What Africa Needs to Fully Realize its Economic Potential

            Blackstone recently signed a 5 billion dollar investment with the Dangote group, one of the biggest conglomerates on the continent