• 11
  • Jan

Welcome back, dear readers. I trust that you had a blast of a time during the recent festive season and that you have now entered the year 2013 with renewed vigour and determination.

  • 11
  • Jan

There appears across the globe to be an upbeat mood about the economic prospects of the African continent. Major titles, including Le Monde and Le Figaro in Paris, the Financial Times of London and the New York Times have in recent months dedicated stories speaking positively about Africa as an important frontier of economic growth. More specifically, Time magazine recently had a cover feature with the title, ‘Africa rising’.

  • 11
  • Jan

“Buying cheap is buying expensive.” This is an old adage that I have heard many times. But, I find that too many of us still don’t understand what it means.

  • 20
  • Dec

I WOULD describe 2012 as the year of two extremes - the both good and the bad. Putting a stumble into words that can further elaborate the story I am about to tell is sometimes not the easiest taskbut when the hand becomes the beholder of the pen, there is no telling what the end result will be.


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