While at least internet TV is the future, traditional pay-TV is still popular in Africa, and it’s dominated by Naspers subsidiary Multichoice, which has millions African subscribers from both DSTV and Gotv services.
The traders are against the petty Chinese traders who they say enjoy tax reliefs allowing them to sell the products at far cheaper prices. This is unlike their Ugandan counterparts who have to factor in taxes resulting in expensive prices.
Rags to riches is a familiar narrative, but when it comes to Folorunsho Alakija, a self-made-millionaire, the third richest Nigerian and the second richest woman in Africa, that classic cliché is not her fairytale.
Although not as with exciting pace as once captured in international news headlines, for investors with corporate and institutional interest in Africa, the continent still holds a treasure chest of opportunities
Global poverty has been on the run over the past two decades and a half, declining from 36 percent of world’s population in 1990 to below 10% today. Hard to believe, right?
As long as you have a brain, then success is right in your hands. You just have to believe in yourself and to work smart
Africa gives to the West more than what it receives in foreign aid. Africans have aided and abetted the looting of Africa's wealth and resources through organized schemes between African leaders and western companies.
A book on the need for financial planning shows that many African nations are placing themselves in economic jeopardy through financial recklessness.
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.
In Africa, it is not surprising to find an abundantly food-laden village with an equally overwhelming number of malnourished dwellers.
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.
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?