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South Africa joins Nigeria in recessionary trends, economy experiences unusual downturn

Just when we would have loved to have one African nation on the high road to development, South Africa seems to be the proverbial child who has refused to learn from other people's mistakes....

The Nigerian economy and the dangers of a mono-economy

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Speaking on the Nigerian economy: "Poverty tripled between 2008 - 2009, inflation rose from 6% in 2007 to 15.1% in 2008, and the food price index grew by 16.6% in 2009 to 26.5% in...

A Good Distraction

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I am sure you are thinking, wait a minute, can a distraction be a good thing?  Yes it can be. Good distractions are those tasks we justify even though they are hampering our big visions....

Ladi Delano: Nigerian Billionaire and CEO, Bakrie Delano Africa (Nigeria)

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Ladi Delano: Nigerian Billionaire and CEO, Bakrie Delano Africa The Ladi Delano Nothing excites me more than hearing about Nigerians with  sound business nous, who work hard, focus, and dominate in their chosen field. And every time...

How to Overcome Business Startup Obstacles

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The first thing to establish here is that not everyone has the entrepreneurial skills to effectively start and run a business. By analysing your strengths and weaknesses you should be able to identify what...

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma says US wasted trillions on warfare instead of infrastructure

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma has fired a shot at the United States in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Ma was asked by CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin about the U.S. economy in...

Michael Akindele: 30 Year Old Nigerian Smart Phone Entrepreneur Aims To Dominate Africa’s Mobile...

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Culled from Urban Intellectuals - Thank you for covering such a brilliant man! Michael Akindele is the 30 year old Nigerian director and co-founder of SOLO Phone. SOLO Phone is an experience -driven digital content...

Taofick Okoya’s Queens of Africa Dolls Outsell Barbie Dolls In Nigeria

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Taofick Okoya saw a hole in the market and filled it handsomely. He was on the hunt for a doll for his niece and was disheartened that he couldn't find a doll with the...

From penniless to prosperous: Steve Harvey opens up about overcoming poverty

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Comedian, author  and best-selling talk show host, Steve Harvey, is the genuine article - a rags to riches story, a poor man who came out of poverty and faced homelessness at one point to become the...

London barber launches Britain’s first Black owned grooming brand

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This is heartbreaking that it is the first of its kind, but also triumphant that someone got around to doing it. We are really taking the initiative to be our own saviours, to fulfil...