What you never knew about Cape Verde

Cape Verde was a former colony of Portugal and had their independence on the 5th of July 1975. It is now a republic with a president, who is the head of state, and a prime minister who heads the government. The president is Jorge Carlos Almeida Fonseca and the prime minister is Correia e Silva.Continue reading “What you never knew about Cape Verde”

Editorial – Growing your business

In the previous editions, we have remained resolute and kept our prime objective in mind. BizzAfrica has sought to constantly provide the platform for the young African entrepreneur to harness all available advantages. This would ultimately lead to growth in business. READ ALSO: Achieving your goals As you have come to expect of us, weContinue reading “Editorial – Growing your business”

Of politics and politricks

“Man is a political animal; the only being that lives in organized communities, in which relations are regulated” – Aristotle (384-322BC) The political season comes and goes as it wills. Year in, year out, all forms of elections at all levels of administration do well to catch the attention of the man on the street;Continue reading “Of politics and politricks”

What you never knew about Burundi

Burundi is an East African that gained independence from Belgium in 1962. It must however be noted that the country has some cultural and geographical ties with Central Africa. The country’s motto is “Ubumwe, Ibikorwa, and “Iterambere” meaning “Unity, “Work” and “Progress” in Kirundi. Pierre Nkurunziza became the first president to be chosen in democraticContinue reading “What you never knew about Burundi”

Intellectual Property: Handling confidential information

As you start your business it is important to safeguard certain pieces of information related to your business. This information includes trade secrets and personal or private information. It is important to know how to protect such information as your business grows in order to maintain that competitive edge. The law of breach of confidenceContinue reading “Intellectual Property: Handling confidential information”

Editorial – Achieving your goals

What has your business achieved or accomplished this year? Are you any closer to achieving the targets you set for your business at the beginning of the year? According to Brian Tracy, “All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then theyContinue reading “Editorial – Achieving your goals”

What you never knew about Burkina Faso

This country was formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta before it was renamed Burkina Faso on the 4th August 1984 by the then-president Captain Thomas Sankara. They gained independence from France on 5th August, 1960. Maurice Yameogo was the first president of Upper Volta. The Republic of Upper Volta was established on 11th DecemberContinue reading “What you never knew about Burkina Faso”

Designing your dream

“Whether you believe you can or whether you believe you cannot, you are absolutely right” – Henry Ford “Be true to who you are”, sounds a message in a hit song by Gospel musician Donnie McClurkin. Albeit succinct, the above message summarizes the entirety of the pre-requisites of success in life. READ ALSO: Getting StartedContinue reading “Designing your dream”

Drafting an arbitration clause

Sometimes writing an arbitration clause in an agreement can be such a daunting task. It gets confusing as to what exactly to put in there or how much detail it should contain. The Arbitration Act, 2010 (Act 798) gives an indication of what should go into the arbitration clause. According to section 13 of theContinue reading “Drafting an arbitration clause”