Money Mistakes

#Money Mistake 1: Never borrow money that accrues interest to start a business (except if you are paying for it through your salary); only borrow to grow your business. This is because business takes a long time to gain ground and begin making profit, yet most loans repayments have to be made within a month of…

Does employee ownership make companies more successful?

Source: http://www.smh.com.au/money/investing/does-employee-ownership-make-companies-more-successful-20170217-gufro2.html Would you do a better job if you owned a slice of the company you work for? If the answer is yes, would it make sense to invest in companies with a high level of employee ownership?   People who play musical instruments on the weekend for fun are proof that intrinsic motivation beats…

Africa’s fashion industry comes of age

Source: http://africanbusinessmagazine.com/sectors/retail/africas-fashion-industry-comes-age/ FINBARR TOESLAND 12 OCTOBER 2016 Africa only accounts for a small portion of the $1.5 trillion global fashion industry, with sub-Saharan Africa’s apparel and footwear market valued at $31bn according to Euromonitor. Although renewed creative ambition is vital to keeping African fashion on-trend, the challenges from weak supply chains, lack of international partners and…

Today I’m IN

As a Nigerian Born Migrant in Britain, today I will be voting to REMAIN in the European Union. My personal convictions and politics have always been Left of Centre Liberal and so naturally I will gravitate towards remain. However in this case, my decision is based mainly on capitalist leanings. Britain is a more prosperous…

Mugabe donates 300 cows to African Union

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has donated 300 cattle to the African Union to help it become less dependent on outside donors, a legislator said Friday. The cattle were handed over to AU deputy chairman Erastus Mwencha on Thursday at a ceremony in Mugabe’s office, though the herd is being kept near a small town northwest…

My last bloom!

“That doctor’s cologne, my soul’s food What I began, will Edward conclude? His whiff, that love, which lingers in my room” Poor Jane, knows not, it’s her last bloom! Canada! Lord’s blessing, in the face of fall Falling maple leaves, stark blooms, too enthrall As Jane gapes thru window, each vista to consume Amidst bliss’s…

What Does it Mean to be Succesful

A lot of people equate success to having nice houses, nice cars, lots of money, a great career, etc. a lot of people strive everyday to have this in their possessions. I call this materialism. I believe success is not what you have, or how much you have obtained, but rather, how happy you are.…