Here Are The African Billionaires 2016

Africa has 23 billionaires this year 2016, with aggregate net worth exceeding $80billion. Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote, 58, is first on the list of Africa’s richest. Dangote’s net worth is estimated at $15.4billion. Sixty-two-year-old Mike Adenuga, another Nigerian comes second with a net worth of $10billion dollars. They are on the Forbes 2016 Ranking of the World’s Billionaires, published March 1, 2016. No. 1 Name:  Aliko Dangote,  Age: 58 Net worth: $15.4billion Industries: Cement, Sugar, Flour Country: Nigeria  No. 2 Name:  Mike Adenuga,  Age: 62 Net worth: $15.4billion Industries: Telecom, Oil Country: Nigeria  No. 3 Name:  Nicky Oppenheimer,  Age: 70 Net worth: … Continue reading Here Are The African Billionaires 2016

7 Ways to Increase Your Income with Less Hustle

I’m looking out for more opportunities to increase my income and it’s not a bad idea, I think. And I guess many people, probably you, too will be incredibly excited for same opportunities to earn more, higher income. Well, as Chris Bogan the American author, journalist and marketing consultant puts it, “The goal isn’t making more money. The goal is living life on your terms.” Here’s something I found useful on my journey to living on my terms. You should try these seven ways to increase your income too, and see yours begin to rise the way you desire it … Continue reading 7 Ways to Increase Your Income with Less Hustle

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What It Means, How To Respond

We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before. We do not yet know just how it will unfold, but one thing is clear: the response to it must be integrated and comprehensive, involving all stakeholders of the global polity, from the public and private sectors to academia and civil society. The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create … Continue reading The Fourth Industrial Revolution: What It Means, How To Respond

10 Profitable Home Business Ideas For Ghana

Here are some exciting, profitable home business ideas anyone with sufficient training, expertise or experience can startup. A viable home business provides opportunities for us to turn our expertise and passion into profits. Starting up a home business is also a way of starting a dream business. For persons who are employees, it is a means to earn more income, and the beginning of becoming your own boss. For a young person looking for employment, a home business may be just what you need to launch an exciting career or business. A startup demands hard work and lots of sacrifices. … Continue reading 10 Profitable Home Business Ideas For Ghana

Accra Millionaires Rising Fastest in Africa

Here’s good news if you aspire to be a millionaire. Accra is expected to add more dollar millionaires faster than any African city over the next decade. An AfrAsia Bank New World Wealth report into African cities, published Wednesday, forecasts the number of people with net assets of more than $1 million will surge by 78 percent to 4,100 individuals in Accra by 2025. Accra now has 2300 millionaires. The number of millionaires in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, will climb 71 percent, while those in the Nigerian city of Lagos, Africa’s biggest, will advance 46 percent, the New World Wealth … Continue reading Accra Millionaires Rising Fastest in Africa

Ghana: Small Businesses Totter Under Severe Energy Crisis, High Cost of Credit

Ghana’s small businesses are currently reeling under the difficult outcomes of a prolonged electric power crisis and high cost of borrowing in a worsening economic climate. The story of Francis, a business owner, describes the harsh realities of the present electric power crisis that many manufacturers have to contend with. Francis owns a small business that produces purified water in Accra. A few days ago, I hitched a ride on his truck home, after we attended a social event in Kanda together. The truck we rode on is one of eight that transport the products (bottled drinking water and sachet water or … Continue reading Ghana: Small Businesses Totter Under Severe Energy Crisis, High Cost of Credit