Entrepreneurs Who Built Their Businesses From Nothing

Remarkable story about a South African entrepreneur who built a big business and well-known brand up from humble beginnings. NetFlorist, SA’s largest online gifting company, was launched by accident “Our plan was to run the site for one day to prove that we could do it. And then we got R30 000 worth of orders. That was […]

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THE ROBERT KIYOSAKI YOU DOES NOT KNOW

Despite his failures, Kiyosaki did not lose hope and decided to help people by educating them on how to avoid bankruptcy and achieve success In 1977 he had enough money saved to start his own company, which produced the first nylon Velcro surfer wallets. He tried to limit the costs of the wallets by lowering the quality […]

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Zambia’s Lungu vows to contain national debts to manageable levels

Zambia is committed to ensuring that debt is contained within sustainable levels through continued austerity measures, President Edgar Lungu said on Friday. Zambia, Africa’s No.2 copper producer is struggling with high debt levels and shrinking foreign currency reserves, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said growth is likely to remain subdued over the medium […]

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Origin of modern humans ‘traced to Botswana’

Scientists have pinpointed the homeland of all humans alive today to a region south of the Zambezi River. The area is now dominated by salt pans, but was once home to an enormous lake, which may have been our ancestral heartland 200,000 years ago. Our ancestors settled for 70,000 years, until the local climate changed, […]

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BERNARD ARNAULT: The Fashion Industry Billionaire

THE STORY OF THE FASHION POPE; Known as the Pope of Fashion, Bernard Arnault is now the world’s second richest man, overtaking Bill Gates, according to Bloomberg. Chairman and CEO of LVMH (Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton), he is an arts lover who reinvigorated Christian Dior and built a luxury brand empire worth billions. We look back […]

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THE MAGIC BEHIND NOKIA EDGE

Nokia Edge 2019: Winner of Design. The Nokia Edge mobile is one of the most awaited flagships of the year. Many people even think that this beast is going to be the best made by Nokia, while there are also other crazy phones like the Nokia 8 and Nokia 9. The Nokia Edge specs will be […]

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CHOPPIES TO EXIT SA MARKET

Botswana-based grocery retailer, Choppies, has announced that it will be exiting the South African market, four years after expanding into the country. It also stated that Festus Mogae would be stepping down as chair and director after the company’s Annual General Meeting, due later this year. The company has been hit by operational turbulence in […]

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