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Organic cotton production in Africa has entered the international market allowing this newly emerging enterprise to grow and expand local entrepreneurial business. Pierre Bangou is...
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Trout farming is a well-established industry that assists in providing services and technology to developing aquaculture sectors in South Africa. Although production costs are...
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Meet Michael Amewornu and his son Benjamin. For these two creative Ghanaians, entrepreneurship runs in the family. As a father and son team, Michael...
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Africa Report TV series showcases successful entrepreneur Godwin Mate of Glade Digital Printing in Ghana.

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Africa Report: All you need to grow your business in Africa. Welcome to this multimedia project that features successful, responsible and sustainable entrepreneurship.

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We live in an ever-increasing technological world – socially and professionally, technology is a big part of our everyday lives. If you want to effectively use technology to your business advantage, Emerging Stars identifies three talents you need by your side.

Sustainable competitive advantage. This is the single most important factor in investment decision-making, encompassing all the elements of your proposed venture. ‘Sustainable’ means over the...

Business debt is easy to get into, but hard to escape. That’s why we’ve looked at some easy, effective ways to lower your business debt, starting with the most important aspect of all – discipline.
Three ways to overcome a failed business venture

Starting a venture, dedicating countless hours to its growth, and then seeing it flop is an experience that leaves many entrepreneurs unnecessarily doubting their ability to start afresh. So how can you overcome a business setback and move on to a successful new venture?

“The career of the 21st century will be protean, a career that is driven by the person, not the organisation, and that will be reinvented by the person from time to time, as the person and the environment change.” - D.T. Hall, Protean Careers in the 21st Century (1996)

Effective workplace communication allows your business to run smoothly, increases efficiency and productivity, and improves motivation and morale. Here are some ideas to help you keep those vital channels open.