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7 business and management courses for a more resilient future

The wave of economic disruption from COVID-19 has affected every industry; we are no longer operating under “business as usual.” Biz + Management courses Explore how you can build the business skills and acumen that help companies of all kinds navigate this new normal and build more resilient futures. Browse our lookbook highlighting seven top courses and programs that cover …

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Africa in the 21st Century and Role of Diaspora Nigerians in its Trajectory

Adetunji Omotola in file photo The millennium saw the emergence of Africans in the diaspora as a force to reckon with. Some served in the highest levels of government and many returned to Africa particularly in Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria.  Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, and Minister Godfrey Onyeama are some Diasporans who have made it to cabinet level. …

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Understanding TV and Radio Royalties

Hearing your song on the radio or in a television show is a great feeling, but have you ever wondered how (or if) those get you royalties as a songwriter? The short answer: Even if your song is played on a small internet radio station or an indie film, you’re usually due royalties. File photo of a Radio and TV …

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Great minds featured at “Africa Must Industrialize” Webinar by AfCFTA Policy Network

TheAfricanDream.net was at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) webinar organized on August 19, 2020, under the theme: “Africa Must Industrialize Now — The Urgency for Value Addition to African Products” that was held via zoom. The event was moderated by Emmanuel Bensah Deputy Executive Director of AfCFTA Policy Network while Rongai Chizema, Chief Technical Advisor and Head of …

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Financial Inclusion in the COVID-19 Era: Policy Responses in West Africa

According to the World Bank’s Global Findex report (2017), the share of adults in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with access to accounts in financial institutions or mobile money (MM) services increased from 34 percent to 43 percent in the period, 2011 to 2017. The Financial Ecosystem. Photo courtesy Google Since 2010, a growing number of SSA countries have launched or are …

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Facebook Announces Paid Online Events amidst COVID-19

Facebook announced a way for small businesses, local businesses, creators and others to monetize events on Facebook. Facebook would not collect any fees from the events held on their platform. Promote and Monetize Events In One Frictionless Platform What makes Facebook’s offer unique is that all of the promotion, payments, and hosting is done in Facebook. That means that if …

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Beware of fake Susu savings club — Karen Hobbs

Imitation is the greatest form of flattery. It’s also the greatest form of “scammery.” That’s why scammers are imitating a type of informal savings club known as a “sou sou” or “susu” to trick people into joining what amounts to an illegal pyramid scheme. Karen Hobbs in screengrab from 5 live news If you’ve never heard of the term “sou …

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Heroes of COVID-19: Kematim Concepts Donates Pioneer Nigeria Made Automated Handwash Device

TheAfricanDream.net in its Heroes of COVID-19 series continues to celebrate individuals and organizations who are performing their duties or contributing their effort to preserve humanity while the world fights against the novel coronavirus. And for this month of August in 2020, our hero of COVID-19 is Kematim Concepts, a cutting-edge leader in tech design, development, and manufacturing based in Nigeria …

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Ghana central bank keeps benchmark policy rate steady at 14.5%

ACCRA (Reuters) – Ghana’s central bank on Monday maintained its policy rate at 14.5%, citing a need for macro-economic stability despite the slowdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Respective denominations of the Ghanaian cedi currency Ghana’s economy, which relies heavily on natural resources like cocoa, gold and oil, is expected to grow in 2020 at its slowest rate in …

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