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Invest in a franchise or do it alone?

When venturing into the world of entrepreneurship, there are two ownership models to choose from.  Over and above purchasing an existing company you could either buy into a franchise or ...
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Invest in a franchise or do it alone?

12/09/2019

When venturing into the world of entrepreneurship, there are two ownership models to choose from.  Over and above purchasing an existing company you could either buy into a franchise or start a venture from scratch. Each has pros and cons, but the one that works best for you depends entirely on your business objectives and…

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First Google Startup Week Lagos sees startups pitching to top UK/African VCs

12/04/2019

[Lagos] 28 November 2019 – Google this week hosted its first Google Startup Week in Lagos, which saw Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa graduates, from across Africa, pitch for funding from some of Africa & the UK’s top venture capitalists (VCs), and Launchpad Accelerator Africa class 4 graduating from the program.…

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Top spots for a festive season braai in Cape Town

12/03/2019

South Africa is a diverse country, but what we all have in common is that we need no encouragement to braai, come rain or shine. Cape Town Tourism has rounded up some of the best braai spots in and around Cape Town for you to enjoy with your family and…

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WATCH: Five ways to give back this Black Friday

11/28/2019

Can Black Friday – arguably the world’s biggest shopping spree – be about giving? Believe it or not it actually can. For starters the retailers can be considered to be the main givers because the give big discounts on this day. Nathalie Schooling, the chief executive of customer experience specialists…

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NIGERIA’S BURGEONING HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

11/27/2019

The Nigerian hospitality industry can look forward to exciting new developments nationwide with the opening of over 22 hotels in major cities and secondary towns. New hotel developments are set for major city routes, the Northern regions and the old Trade Route in the South. Hotels can be expected in…

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Debt relief law misses the mark

11/26/2019

Given the costs and complication of the new process, it may be simpler to write off debt of people who cannot repay it The extremely high rate of overindebtedness among South Africans is well documented. The situation’s seriousness was reflected in a headline in The Economist last year: “In SA, more…

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MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet Teams Up With Book Dash To Donate 50,000 Books In Santa Shoeboxes

11/20/2019

To create a nation of lifelong readers and support literacy among youth, research shows that every child should own and have access to storybooks. Yet, books are expensive, often seen as a luxury, and owning just one storybook is out of the reach of millions of South African children.  This…

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