Thursday, 23 November 2017

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Guide on how to break into business

Guide on how to break into business

As a budding entrepreneur entering the business world, it can be overwhelming to engage with the established players. All too often, it's who you know rather than what you know th ...

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Carolyn Steyn, the lady behind the ‘67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day’

Carolyn Steyn, the lady behind the ‘67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day’

Carolyn Barkhuizen, now known as Carolyn Steyn, is an accomplished actress who moved from her hometown of Johannesburg to find distinction and fortune in Hollywood. As the ‘Chief ...

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Rwanda announces global visa free regime starting January 2018

Rwanda announces global visa free regime starting January 2018

Rwanda has announced what could be termed a global visa free entry for travellers from everywhere in the world starting January 1, 2018. A communique released by the Directorate o ...

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5 ways to survive your first year of business

5 ways to survive your first year of business

Starting a business can be tough especially when it comes to funding, marketing your business or even drawing on customers. Generally, 70% to 80% of African businesses fail within ...

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Makamba Life – S02E03 – Mutumwa Mawere

Makamba Life – S02E03 – Mutumwa Mawere

Makamba Life Back by popular demand: Dr James Makamba speaks again to the businessman and thinker Mutumwa Mawere on the state of African business, leadership and much more! Watch ...

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Africa has the prospect to become a trend setter

Africa has the prospect to become a trend setter

The future African consumer is Africa, South African creative agency Andpeople said during its presentation at the World’s Global Style Network (WGSN) Futures Summit last Thursday ...

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Creative craftsmen set to build boat out of plastic waste – Kenya

Creative craftsmen set to build boat out of plastic waste – Kenya

The beaches of Kenya’s idyllic Lamu island are dotted with traditional Swahili stone and coral houses, mansions built by European royalty, the odd donkey and, increasingly, tidal ...

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Uganda bans homework and exams for nursery school students

Uganda bans homework and exams for nursery school students

The Ugandan government has directed all nursery schools to stop assigning homework and organising examinations for students at that level. The government gave the directive, durin ...

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Makamba Life – S02E02 – Gugulethu Ndebele

Makamba Life – S02E02 – Gugulethu Ndebele

Makamba Life This week on Makamba Life, Dr James Makamba chats to Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children, South Africa, Ms Gugulethu "Gugu" Ndebele. She is one of South Afri ...

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How digital technology can help reinvent basic education in Africa

How digital technology can help reinvent basic education in Africa

African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32.6 million children of primary-school a ...

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