SMS driven Online Funeral Coordination made in Zimbabwe

Press Release- 16 July 2015, Harare ZIMBABWEAN TECH ENTREPRENEURES LAUNCH AN SMS DRIVEN ONLINE FUNERAL COORDINATION STARTUP Zimbabwean Tech entrepreneurs launch a streamlined funeral coordination platform called funeral.ly. The platform leverages on SMS and whatsapp to notify and share funeral updates to their targeted audience. This came after the founder experienced logistical hardships and frustrations…

Curbing Unemployment in Africa (Botswana) by Incorporating Entrepreneurship Training in the Education System

An essay by Malebogo Pamelah Bogale  Entrpreneurship training -malebogo.botswana (PDF) According to World Bank Conference (2000), In the case of Botswana most of the 19.6% unemployed are relatively young people with low educational qualifications and no skill. With the employment mix becoming more skill intensive in both the private and government sectors, it means that each year…

South2North’s Redi Tlhabi discusses the end of poverty on Al Jazeera

This Friday on Al Jazeera’s global talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi discusses the simultaneous global decrease in poverty and increase in inequality. She’s joined in South2North’s Johannesburg studio by two South Africans: Ann Bernstein, executive director of The Centre for Development and Enterprise, and Goolam Ballim, chief economist of The Standard Bank Group. Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, author of What If Latin…