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By Graham A. N. Wright and Anup Singh,, Executive Directors at MicroSave Consulting-MSC MSMEs are facing an existential crisis. The economic impact of the COVID-19 has been as bad as we had feared … possibly worse.About 17% of businesses surveyed by MSC in...
If you manage a team or lead a company, there will be many times when you’re faced with employees needing time off work due to difficult life events, such as ill-health, personal troubles, or a tragedy that has befallen them.  Today’s uncertain times have...
Ian Lessem, Managing Partner at HAVAÍC, investors in early-stage, high-growth technology businesses, notes a significant increase in investment demand for African technology startups. Startups on the continent are at a distinct advantage because they compete out of necessity. As a result, they can, and...
An Overview of Section 124b of the General Tax Code Over the last decade, information technologies (IT) have revolutionized the way people and businesses carry out their daily activities worldwide. There is abundant evidence that the upsurge of technology has been a major contributor...
By Pedro Guerreiro The latest data – and the region’s continued focus on transforming its key industries, sectors and infrastructure through technology – is giving me hope that the economic outlook is brightening. Trade in East Africa has already picked up: according...
This was the consensus amongst high level global and African health experts who came together for a recent online discussion Digital innovation is vital for the advancement of African economies and their health services, but to make this possible certain large stumbling blocks need...
Internet accessibility is at an all-time high in Kenya, as the country continues to make great strides in the digital space. According to Statista, Kenya has the highest internet penetration in Africa, at an estimated 85.2% as at December 2020. The internet...
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), together with the government's Ajira Digital programme and getINNOtized announced the launch of AWS re/Start youth cloud skills training programme in Kenya. The first cohort of 50 learners is part of the AWS effort to provide 29 million people around the world...
APO Group’s Ewetse Khama is trading in his career in the PR industry to claim his birthright and serve his people as a member of a prominent royal family in Botswana To some, it might seem like an unusual career trajectory, but...
By Evan from Everconvert According to recent statistics, over 3.5 billion searches are conducted daily on Google. A great portion of these searches are consumers looking for products and services. If you don’t have a strategy in place to reach out to this audience, then...