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#EntrepreneurMonth: If you can sell your first startup, sell it

Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose

By Alan Knott-Craig 16 hours ago

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

Empowerment key as 20 years of Top Employers celebrated in Africa

The results of the 20th African Top Employers Certification Programme were announced at an annual Certification Dinner on 12 October

Issued by Top Employers Institute 13 Oct 2017

Ebenezer Asante appointed MTN regional vice president

Ebenezer Asante has been appointed as vice president (VP) of MTN Group's expanded Southern and East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) Region, effective 1 October 2017

9 Oct 2017

JZ passes on SABC candidates

President Jacob Zuma missed the deadline for appointing an SABC chief operating officer because none of the candidates "met expectations", Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo said

By Nico Gous 6 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Here's to the African entrepreneurs

Join us in celebrating the courageous innovators, in small businesses and large, in South Africa and the rest of Africa, who take the risks that create new revenues, models and livelihoods, as we designate October and November as Entrepreneur Month across 18 industries on Biz

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2017

New training programme to help fill vital management roles in African agriculture

AGCO Agribusiness Programme is being established to develop talent to fill vital junior management roles in African agriculture and the supply chain

2 Oct 2017

Women in Africa Forum creates platform for economic empowerment

The first edition of the Women in Africa Forum featured a global network of leaders, women and men, working together for economic empowerment and carving out a greater role for women in the industry

2 Oct 2017

Multinationals seek local presence in Africa

End of road for low-commitment investments in Africa: South Africa no longer automatic country of choice

27 Sep 2017

Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits

22 Sep 2017

Dangote emphasises diversification of African economies, importance of agriculture

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."

21 Sep 2017

Pieter Bensch appointed Sage executive VP Africa, Middle East

Sage has appointed Pieter Bensch as executive vice president for the Africa and Middle East region

20 Sep 2017

Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs

VC4Africa Startup Academy: Learning resource for Africa's rockstar entrepreneurs

14 Sep 2017

Driving business profitability through benchmarking

Benchmarking is a vital component in your management tool box. It is about a lot more than just collecting numbers for the sake of some vague historical record

By Richard Mukheibir 14 Sep 2017

International employer branding expert bringing world's best practice to South Africa

Brett Minchington, chairman/CEO of Employer Brand International, will be giving a hands-on, practical International Employer Brand Leadership Masterclass in Johannesburg on 12 October

Issued by Employer Brand International 14 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: Developing Africa's hospitality professionals of the future

Associate Dean and Professor at ESL, Dr Achim Schmitt, participated in a panel discussion on HR and education issues in the hospitality industry at the THINC Africa conference

By Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

Digital transformation is not just about technology - it's about people

Can you remember thirty-or-so years ago, to a time before mobile technology and the internet?

By Anton Cabral 11 Sep 2017

Dana Air recruits, trains more Nigerian pilots in South Africa, Spain

Dana Air has announced that it has recruited and trained more Nigerian pilots in Johannesburg, South Africa and Madrid, Spain, as part of efforts towards growing and developing the Nigerian aviation industry

By Abdullateef Aliyu 6 Sep 2017

#EmployerBranding: The importance of company culture

How an organisation can define, refine and design a company culture that attracts the best talent and creates the best work

By Louise Marsland 4 Sep 2017

Design thinking has business potential

Some South African businesses have made design thinking a cornerstone of their success, such as banks and corporates, which by using these techniques, are able to develop prototypes of their best-known products in just a few days

By Jon Foster-Pedley 4 Sep 2017

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International

How to run a business while pursuing a personal injury claim

So, you're used to taking the bull by the horns, taking charge, and getting things done your way. Becoming injured and being in the middle of a personal injury claim can change a business owner who's used to running his company like a roaring lion into a timid kitten. For once, you won't be able to get up and run your own errands and the idea of holding an emergency meeting in the middle of the day has to fall by the wayside while you're busy giving a deposition. Getting involved in a civil personal injury action is a slow and arduous process. You may think your case is about to be settled only to hear from your attorney a few days later and be right back to square one. So, if you own a business, approach your pending personal injury claim in the same way that you'd run your company.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 2 days ago

Five nifty products that will help you increase your workplace safety

Creating a safe working environment should be the topmost priority of every organisation. This way, the safety of the employees, visitors, clients, consultants, inspectors and the likes can be guaranteed.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 9 Oct 2017

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses. But the reality of buyer-driven global supply chains means their decisions on price and the suppliers they select dictate conditions for workers across their entire supply chain.

5 Oct 2017

Karl-Ludwig Kley appointed Lufthansa supervisory board chairman

Wolfgang Mayrhuber has resigned as the chairman of Lufthansa's supervisory board. Consequently, Karl-Ludwig Kley has been selected as the new chairman.

27 Sep 2017

Dealing with death: How companies can handle the aftermath of a crime

While you never want to have to think about a violent crime occurring at your place of business, it can be a harsh fact of life. If your company has been affected by a violent crime that has resulted in a loss of life, things can be extremely difficult for all involved. But as a business owner, there are some things that you will have to deal with even in this hard time. Today, we are going to learn some tips that just might make things a little easier on everyone.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Sep 2017

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