Daily Archives: December 8, 2017

WorldRemit raises $40m to target 5 million customers in Africa

Series C funding round brings the total amount raised to $220m read more

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Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

Images of a slave auction led to urgent meetings and an emergency plan during the recent Africa-Europe summit read more

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Namibia to host infrastructure development in Africa week

All is set for the 2017 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week which takes place from 10 to 14 December in Swakopmund, Namibia, on the theme, “Regional infrastructure development for job creation and economic transformation.” read more

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Active or Passive? Asset allocation strategies that investors need to consider

The saying “don’t put your eggs in one basket” should be every investor’s mantra. Anyone who has felt the pain of investing in a single stock or sector just before it crashed knows the danger of ignoring this advice all too well. read more

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Can cryptocurrencies reduce global poverty?

Behavioral economics guru, Richard Thaler — this year’s Nobel Prize laureate in economics— has showcased that people are economically imperfect. Since humans are irrational we don’t fit neatly into economic models; we have cognitive limitations, social preferences, or, dare it be said, big problems with self-control. read more

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Reforming and revitalizing higher education sector crucial for Africa’s development, experts say

The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda ended in Dakar Friday with experts making concrete recommendations for consideration by policy makers, universities, regional and continental organizations on how to align higher education policy with science, technology and innovation (STI) and industrial policies to support the transformation of Africa’s economies in line with the continent’s integration and development agenda. read more

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Technologies that will enhance hotel experience in 2018

As we look forward to closing the year, Jumia Travel takes a keen look at emerging and growing hotel technologies that will shape the new year. read more

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15 Inspirational Quotes About Business & Success

Running a successful business can be quite challenging, yet rewarding. The opportunity to bring abundance and solutions to your community will make you feel like you are making a great contribution to society. read more

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