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Event: Auditions for An Upcoming and Exciting African Soapie – Ndafunga Dande

April 26, 2013

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An upcoming and exciting African Soapie Ndafunga Dande is calling for actors and actresses to come and audition for one of the many different roles -NFD Role Description Ndafunga Dande Synopsis: - Life of Africans in the diaspora and opportunities and challenges they face. In the pilot episode we are introduced to the Kunakas; a rich […]

@WorldBank’s latest Africa’s Pulse Report – April 2013

April 19, 2013

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Summary The global economic recovery remains tepid, but it is expected to gradually strengthen going forward. Sub-Saharan African countries continue to grow at a strong pace, spurred by domestic demand and still high commodity prices. Economic prospects are tilted to the upside. Good progress has been made on a few MDGs, even though the region […]

2013 Zimbabwe National Budget Statement

November 19, 2012

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According to some news reports prior to the announcement on the 15 November 2012, the 2013 National Budget was designed to be ‘demand focused’. For the 2013 Strategy Paper – please click 2013+Budget+Strategy+Paper For the 2013 2013 Zimbabwe National Budget Statement – please click 2013 Zimbabwe National Budget Final The major highlights: - Zimbabwe GDP in 2012 […]

Why Africa needs to attract investors

October 24, 2010

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   Why Africa needs to attract investors, posted with vodpod    Interesting 

Africa in the Future – Lions on the move

July 12, 2010

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The full McKinsey Report ‘Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies‘ - MGI_african_economies_full_report

Africa is the Future

July 11, 2010

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Continuing to read my book – Africa Rising. My current mind set (i.e. Africa is the future) is being confirmed steadily. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in Africa and Her progress. Interestingly though, I do put the book down at times and go online to research a bit. I found this interesting link. This […]

Ah my love affair with Lady T continues…

May 14, 2010

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 …the title is very misleading I assure you. Ha! I wanted to share and indeed give some sort of progress report on my blossoming love affair with this social media tool they call ‘Twitter’. I have to thank my dear sister for helping (well actually pushing) me join Facebook initially. Having said that though, I […]

Designing siblings from Somalia

May 4, 2010

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I thought this was interesting. Somali twins in New York City living their dream. Inspiring… more about “Designing siblings from Somalia“, posted with vodpod  

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on aid versus trade

May 2, 2010

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I found this on www.ted.com. I read about this Nigerian lady some time last year; the work she did and continues to do in Nigeria even to this day. Inspiring stuff really, I’m humbled after watching that. She made a number of points in her TED presenatation about some of the things I spoke about in my previous blog […]

Entrepreneurship in Nigeria

April 19, 2010

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In between all the madness of ZimBizForums and discoverZim I try to make time to catch up on some reading. As I mentioned a few months ago I am reading a book by Moky Makura entitled Africa’s Greatest Entrepreneurs.In the same breath I stumbled across this on youtube yesterday. This is a very inspiring story: – Africa Open for Business […]

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