Entrepreneurship and Libertarianism Created in Sierra Leone

The Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI-GHANA) has helped to create free-market and entrepreneurial-minded youths and students in Sierra Leone. Participants have been inspired to take up entrepreneurship to create business opportunities for themselves. The theme for the maiden cross-border conference is “Economic Freedom, Individual Responsibility, and Grassroots Initiative.” A country that fought a …

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How thrift and credit societies can help Africa promote entrepreneurship

Bamidele Adekunle, University of Guelph Lack of funding is one of the major challenges in the development of micro enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa. One of the ways small business holders survive is by belonging to informal interdependent societies. The availability of finance is necessary for small business development and players in the market often use …

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To help Africa and tackle migration, Europe must back local entrepreneurs

Antonio Malfense Fierro, University of Hull People leave Africa for a number of different reasons. Persecution, compulsory military service, war and turmoil are the headline causes. But just as important are the lack of opportunities for employment for young people and poor welfare conditions. Unfortunately, an approach defined at the summit of EU and African …

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Africa News Headlines for 2 April 2015

Nigeria Election 2015: Prostitutes Offer Three Days Of Free Services To Celebrate Muhammadu Buhari’s Victory Source: Inquisitr Kenyatta’s Travel Advisory Hit Back Backfires Amid Attack Source: CNBC Africa UPDATE: Garissa attack death toll rises to 147, four gunmen killed Source: The Star Nigeria President-elect Mohammadu Buhari’s Agenda Source: Africa in Transition Why a mobile-technology revolution …

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Africa News Headlines for 22 March 2015

Zambia to Sell Corn From Record Crop as Neighbors Hit by Drought Source: Bloomberg The GM crops debate moves to Africa – and it’s just as noisy Source: The Independent High-Tech to the Rescue of Southern Africa’s Smallholder Farmers Source: Inter Press Service Are Ugandan actors really better than Nigerians? Source: The Independent Former premier, …

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