Business

Are Social Media Taxes Good for the Economy? (Uganda)

Internet usage is growing rapidly across Africa, with over 20% more internet users in 2018 than in 2017. Consequently, many African countries are introducing taxes on different internet services. In July 2018, Uganda became the first African country to introduce a tax on using social media. HOW DOES THE UGANDAN

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Can Bitcoin Help African Individuals and Businesses?

Currently, 350 million people in do not have a bank account. As a monetary technology which has the potential to improve businesses and commerce,  can provide solutions to this. Bitcoin can remedy issues for individuals, and help connect them with businesses. WHAT IS BITCOIN? Bitcoin is often described as a

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The Helpful Opportunities of Bee-Keeping

Bee keeping is an economically and environmentally sustainable business. Not only is it profitable, but it also protects people, animals, plants and the bees themselves. HOW BEES BENEFIT PEOPLE Beeswax (used for cosmetics) and honey (used for food) are profitable trades. The value of the honey trade is estimated to

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The effects of tourism on business in Africa

Tourism as an industry is talked about a lot because it tends to have a large impact on the economy as a whole. This is because tourism brings in a lot of new consumers from outside the country. In addition, what makes a country more attractive as a tourist destination

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What are startups and what is their impact?

A startup company is not simply a small business. Startups aim to provide a scalable business model (a model designed to grow the business as well as increase profit) that can be repeated by larger businesses. Therefore, they tend to create a product with a set of unique characteristics that

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