Sunday, 23 September 2018

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  • Why start your own business while you employed full time?

    Why start your own business while you employed full time?

    Starting your own business can seem daunting, but there are many resources available to help you along the way. Having a full-time job might make the process longer, but it will al ...

  • 5 reasons why family businesses succeed

    5 reasons why family businesses succeed

    All wealth is kept in one place and there is less likely chance of stealing and corruption.   A sense of motivation to work hard regardless of the paycheck. Doing it for the f ...

  • Businesses to start while employed

    Businesses to start while employed

    What business to start while employed is not just going to end up being a decision about how you spend your workday. In some businesses, you are going to be likely to make a lot mo ...

  • Investing in Africa – The benefits and the risks

    Investing in Africa – The benefits and the risks

    The highest return on foreign direct investment in the world is found in Africa, according to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and UNCTAD. But, there are also man ...

WATCH: A story on Human Nature

WATCH: A story on Human Nature

In this week’s African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on human nature, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African Business Sc ...

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The state of entrepreneurship in South Africa – 2016

The state of entrepreneurship in South Africa – 2016

Entrepreneurial intentions among South Africans dropped by almost 30 percent in 2015 when compared to 2013, and almost halved when compared to 2010. Yet, the perceived entrepreneu ...

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Calling Zimbabwean entrepreneurs: New business incubator

Calling Zimbabwean entrepreneurs: New business incubator

Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from business training and support, thanks to a business development programme to be launched by business incubation specialist KBA Afr ...

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7 reasons startup entrepreneurs fail, and how to avoid them

7 reasons startup entrepreneurs fail, and how to avoid them

A startup is a company that undertakes a business for the purpose of production, consumption and distribution. An entrepreneur is a person who starts a business and is responsible ...

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WATCH: African Business School on humility, African style

WATCH: African Business School on humility, African style

In this week's African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on humanity, Africa style, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African B ...

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SMME roadshow: Unemployment in SA sees need for more entrepreneurs

SMME roadshow: Unemployment in SA sees need for more entrepreneurs

According to the recent Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) for the first quarter of 2016 released by Statistics South Africa, employment decreased in all industries except for ...

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How to negotiate for better business deals

How to negotiate for better business deals

The goal of any negotiation is for you to find a way to reach a deal with the other side of the table in a way that benefits all parties involved. In this week’s Business how-to f ...

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WATCH: African Business School with Fayaz King

WATCH: African Business School with Fayaz King

Current Chief Operating Officer of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, Fayaz King, shares with Makamba Online popular African Proverbs and how they relate to business and life. Join King an ...

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Makamba Online chats business in Africa with James Makamba

Makamba Online chats business in Africa with James Makamba

In the first ever Makamba Online Business Chat, we sit down with Dr James Makamba, as he shares his business savvy and entrepreneurial knowledge with our readers, live! Live Twitt ...

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5 effective digital marketing strategy tips for business brands

5 effective digital marketing strategy tips for business brands

Business owners who want to make their brand(s) stand out from the ever increasing number of competitors in the market, need an effective marketing strategy in place. This is beca ...

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