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Best Ideas to Invest in Gold

In the modern world, many people invest in Gold. Unlike other invest options, Gold investments are consider to be resistant to financial fluctuations. The securities and money markets tend to keep fluctuating and it is becoming more difficult to predict the value of stocks. The Gold assessment on the other hand tends to be more stable with little fluctuation. This may be the reason why many people turn to investing in Gold as opposed to other investment options. The two most common types of Gold investments are Gold Bullion Coins…

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Facebook Challenges Developers In The Middle East And Africa To Create The Smartest Bots For Messenger

Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 15, 2017/ — Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook grew out of…

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“Pidgin English” The Streetwear Inspired by African Culture

Speaking of fashion and brands, a streetwear inspired by African culture and influences the brand Pidgin English stands to strike a chord within the African diaspora. With such an intriguing name you can’t help but want to know more about the brand or be reminded of your favorite Pidgin phrase you use in your everyday lingo.  The brand was birthed out of a need to fill a void for many youth and young adults in the African diaspora. Nigerian-American designer Olumide Yerokunstated he wants to give men of the African diaspora more options…

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PigiaMe launches customized chat apps services on Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp

Nairobi,  –PigiaMe, Kenya’s leading quality classified website, reveals cutting-edge one-on-one customer relationships efforts. Since its creation, PigiaMe continuously sought to improve its user’s experience through innovative marketing and customer service. Now, it has taken it a step further by providing real time assistance directly on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.   PigiaMe was one of the first Kenyan companies to embrace WhatsApp as a communication channel in early 2015. Building on this success, it is now the first classified to provide a notification system not only on WhatsApp but also on…

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Here Are The Realities Facing Young Entrepreneurs In Africa

The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016 this month, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa The Entrepreneurship Survey is based on an emailed questionnaire answered by a selection of young entrepreneurs within the 15 to 25 age group, and located across the African continent. The survey focused on five areas of operating a business, namely growth, sales and marketing, human resources, funding and support.It is hoped that stakeholders, such as policy makers, support…

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Time for a more collaborative approach to investing in Africa

    The often quoted ‘facts’ around the ‘Africa Rising’ story, such as the continent being home to 7 of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies in the world and a rising middle class with greater political and macro stability, often masks a darker reality.   A reality that casts a shadow over populations still to see the real-life benefits that their countries growth figures would imply. This poses a fundamental challenge as to whether this growth is real and sustainable. One of our objectives at Invest In Africa is…

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