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Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Entries close on 18 April for the SingularityU Southern Africa GIC

Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa

Issued by Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017

The transformation balancing act: SA faces a tipping point

SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI

By Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017

Company identity and your start-up: how to cultivate a winning culture

Culture - it can make or break an otherwise viable business. It's that personality that drives performance, that special something that draws people to want to be part of an organisation

By Harry Welby-Cooke 14 Jul 2016

Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa reveals Africa's 30 most promising entrepreneurs under 30 for 2016

30 May 2016

#TRENDING: Will a robot take your job?

The disruption of work - from hiring, to new industries and the new skills required to remain relevant in the future - is going to be massive, says trend guru Dion Chang

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2016

Zimbabwe government workers vow to strike over late pay

Government workers in Zimbabwe vowed on Tuesday, 29 December, to go on strike in January after their salaries and annual bonuses were not paid in the latest sign of the country's economic woes

31 Dec 2015

And now a strange graph from a creative. Merry Xmas

In the last month I have read countless blogs about the death of advertising. It has become fashionable to write about this

By Damon Stapleton 30 Dec 2015

Four top tips to avoid startup failure

Business startups are a spin of the wheel, a bigger gamble than betting on a racehorse that's primed for the glue factory

By Endri Hasanaj 28 Dec 2015

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners

24 Jul 2015

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015

Call for entries to the All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015, new categories

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2015 have opened for entries from Africa's leaders and change makers of business in East, West and Southern Africa

13 Mar 2015

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work

5 Mar 2015

[BizCareers] How to tackle contract and discrimination issues

In this week's BizCareers column, Juliette Attwell answers questions related to contract and discrimination issues

By Juliette Attwell 3 Nov 2014

Five critical factors to consider when expanding into Africa

Before your organisation embarks on expanding into Africa, you have to consider some critical factors such as marketing barriers, government policies on foreign investment, legislation and most importantly human capital developments

Issued by Knowledge Resources 9 Sep 2014

Could Africa become like China?

Africa's changing demographic over the next three-and-a-half decades could transform the continent into the next China, but only if its youthful population is educated and entrepreneurial.

By Jana Marais 19 Aug 2014

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

13 Aug 2014

AECI plans to reduce its reliance on a weak SA

JSE-listed AECI plans to start producing explosives in Australia by year-end‚ as the chemicals and explosives firm looks to reduce its reliance on South Africa's weak mining and manufacturing sectors.

By Nick Hedley 30 Jul 2014

Recruiting and employing in Botswana

Employers must get it right from the onset when recruiting and employing an employee in Botswana. This is important because as soon as an offer of employment is made and accepted by the employee, employment relationship immediately comes into existence.

By Thabiso T. Tafila 14 Jul 2014

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