Monthly Archives: March 2013


Free Open Source Softwares for Parliaments, Powered by Linked Hearts

parliament-voteLast week, the Mexican government announced they’ve signed a $10 million contract to create an application that manages the parliamentary and legislative information of the country. But an outcry quickly erupted.

Open source activists and Mexican hackers organized online and offline protests offering the government to build the application read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Africa: Your Business Should be Profitable in 45 days or Die

africa-rising“In Africa if your business is not profitable during the first 45 days, you’re doing something wrong!”

These are the words a friend used to describe how dynamic and fast growing the continent became. Obviously, he was talking about small businesses, but I’ve heard similar stories from other sources regarding some quite read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

49 Ideas For Mobile Business in Africa

money-mobile-africaIn 2012  Africa became the fastest growing continent in the world with the highest number of new millionaires. There are now more than 100,000 millionaires in Africa and about 20.000 new millionaires will be added every 3 years.

Wanna join the rank?

From all the business opportunities available in Africa mobile telecommunication services are read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Top Tech Blogs In Africa

african-languagesContent created by Africans covering Africa news or history is less than 1% of the total amount of information available on the continent.

We need more local people creating content, because there is no better knowledge than local knowledge.

In this post, I’m featuring the top 24 tech blogs in Africa. I hope I didn’t miss any!

1. Mac-Jordan Degadjor Blog

Mac-Jordan read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The Best iTunes Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

iTunesItunes is probably the best free place on the Internet to learn for entrepreneurs.

There are thousands of free universities courses in various format, and another thousands of podcasts dedicated to entrepreneurs, startups, software engineers and the rest of us.

It’s like Quora read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Ordinary People Problems In Africa

Emalo-AfricaAfricans have sent their kids to school to gain knowledge that would help solve their problems, but the kids never fulfilled that promise.

They betrayed the hope, and preferred to go to work for the banks and international organizations, leaving their people crushed by a fast changing world they lack the knowledge and skills to deal with.

Sending read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

A Model to Predict Failure

failureEveryone wants success. But, Success is random, unpredictable, while Failure, in contrast, is certain. If anyone would tell you’ll fail. You’ll.

Not because that person is clever than you, but simply because failure is inevitable, and the road to anything great is paved with soul breaking failures, a lot of personal distress and read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The Best of SlideShare for Entrepreneurs

slideshare1SlideShare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations. For Entrepreneurs it’s a great place like Quora to learn from thougth leaders, peer enrepreneurs, but also a place to leverage for marketing.

Here are the best presentations I’ve found to be highly interesting for Startups and Entrepreneurs.

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Beyond Borders: Breaching Impenetrable Frontiers With Technology

Mo_IbrahimThe Spring 2013 issue of the World Policy Journal is out. It focuses on “Beyong Boders” issues, while portraying brave individuals and new technologies that are breaching once impenetrable frontiers.

Mo Ibrahim, the African billionaire, founder of Celtel, read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The Best Business Articles Around The Web – Weekend Reading

the-bestHere is my weekly collection of the best business articles around the web.

Starting with a Quote:

Former GE (General Electric) CEO Jack Welch once said:

“We have only two sources of competitive advantage:

1. the ability to learn more about our customers faster than the competition, and

2. the ability to turn that learning into read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.