[content_block id=799]On October 28, 1992, my mother died in my father’s car on the way to the closest clinic. She was bitten by a venomous snakes while seeking woods in the bush to make fire and cook food for us.
For many people living in rural areas in Africa, the nearest hospital could be many days’ journey away. In emergency casesread more
Africa and South America are often classified together as developing continents, but in the area of technological advancements and innovative developments using home-grown technology, Latin American countries seem to have made a lot more progress than their African counterparts. In many areas especially healthcare, alternative energy and in the ICTread more
In 2012, Africa has forecasted average growth rate of around five percent. But even with the growth in the African continent, novice and established entrepreneurs are still having a hard time finding sustainable financing. Becauseread more
This week we are in New York with Liz Ngonzi, Entrepreneur in Residence at Cornell University and Founder of Amazing Taste, LLC. Liz has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Telecommunications Systems from Syracuse University, holdsread more
As a social activist and team leader, I have adopted in my professional and private life 3 main ways to praise people:
1. Catch people doing something good, and praise them instantly,
2. Praise people in front of other people,
3. Praise people in their absence.
The first one is very effective. It has a tremendous impact on people self-confidence, motivation, and feeling of belonging. Whenever you find someone doing something good, reinforce the action by praising the person in theread more
This week, we were in Johannesburg, to meet one of the most creative mind in Africa: Lebogang Nkoane. He is the founder and owner of 2LMN, a media Research and Development Studio in South Africa which has received notorious design awards like The Loeries and The Bookmarks, the Oscar of Digital artists.
Lebogang is also the founder of the “Africanread more
Started 4 years ago, Eat24.com, a food-delivery startup in San Francisco has now more than 150 employees, covers more than 850 U.S. cities, gets more than a million unique visitors a month, and will generate more than $150 million in sales by the end of the year 2012.
The food delivery market is growing, and fast. In Europe, Berlin food delivery startupread more