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Electricity

Nigeria cannot afford to wait for its electricity grid: Timi Soleye, President, CRYO Gas & Power

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South Africa

South Africa’s Travelstart raises $40M to extend reach in Africa’s fast-growing multibillion dollar online travel market

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Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola acquires 40% of leading Nigerian dairy and juice company, Chi Limited.  

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Supply Chain Management

A business must create competitive advantages to survive the onslaught of competitors. To do this, the business may focus on a particular area to excel (and possibly dominate), such as a reputation in excellent customer service, or the production of high quality products. More often than not however, a business

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Be a better Entrepreneur in 2016

  When you were a start-up entrepreneur, you have most likely worked alone, braving through the long days and lonely nights. You had bought your trading goods alone; processed and sold them from the trunk of your beaten up sedan. You were turned down several times over by your prospective

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Business Performance Review

  In previous posts, we have discussed budgeting and planning as the separate issues they are. This post attempts to bring out the importance of periodic (specifically, yearly) business performance review. However, it is also dovetailed into future year projections to emphasize the linkage between the two. Basis: At whatever

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Business Execution (II)

  Our last post on Business Execution essentially focussed on the following: Definition of Execution, Benefits of Execution, and Creating a System of Business Execution. This, concluding part, addresses the need to avoid execution inertia. 4) How do you avoid execution inertia: Right people: No gainsaying your most important resource

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Business Execution (I)

There are four traits found in entrepreneurs, as follows: Those who do not plan, Those who plan but do not execute, Those who ‘execute’ without planning, Those who plan and execute. The first three classes have very little chance of succeeding in business. If you fall into any of them,

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Innovation in Business

Innovation: The Conference Board of Canada defines innovation as ‘the process through which economic and social value is extracted from knowledge through the generation, development, and implementation of ideas to produce new or improved strategies, capabilities, products, services, or processes’. Ron Jonash, of Monitor Group however has this to say

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An Entrepreneur’s Diary – Interview – By Mirza Yawar Baig

Publisher’s note: The title and content of this post was written by Mirza Yawar Baig. He has kindly granted us permission to reproduce it here. 1 – Founding story: why this venture, why that particular time, what motivated to make the leap? Who helped in the process? What were the

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