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IJERE Africa

Africa Business Radio

For the those who want to get ahead and stay ahead, this show is for you. We discuss opportunities, trends and break down the intricacies of running a business as an entrepreneur in Africa.
The show that gives valuable and much-needed information to the modern-day businesswoman in Africa. Targeting entrepreneurs, women in corporate and women aspiring to get into business the show offers information on opportunities, mentorship, the ins and outs of running a business in Africa.
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Although most of you guys have figured out what business you want to start in the new year, some of you just want to create some extra income but don’t really know how to go about it. Kudzai have a list of businesses you can start with very little income and those that you can do on the side as a part time hustle so to speak. Kudzai has a special surprise at the end of the list! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ijere-africa/support
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Jan 10, 2019 Africa Business Radio
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We are joined over the phone by Angeline Mhlanga the founder and CEO of Wings Consultancy. Angie has extensive experience managing and working with people in the Tourism and Hospitality industries, as well as in social development programs in which she has participated and run for the last few years. Angie began her career in hospitality in Zimbabwe before being selected in the International Program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, USA. It is with this International training that she...
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Jan 10, 2019 Africa Business Radio
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It’s that time of the year again when everyone has one resolution or the other and some of you have “Start my own business” on the list. Kudzai gives you some basic information on starting your own business. Do you start with a business plan?, funding? Or registering the business? Listen to this podcast to find out! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ijere-africa/support
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Nov 10, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On Today's show, we explore creating an entrepreneur mindset. Being an entrepreneur isn’t just about creating business plans, funding proposals, and pitching competitions. The most basic thing you need to master as an entrepreneur is creating the right mindset for you to succeed. We have in studio Wendy Muhammad who is a multi-million dollar business developer, thought leader, crisis manager, trainer and manager. She is currently president and Director of Business Affairs for the Minimally...
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Nov 1, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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In today’s show we look at the importance of youth empowerment in Africa. An alarmingly large number of young Africans are dis-empowered and unemployed. We usually look to governments to solve the problem but what can we do to economically empower the youth of the continent, especially since we are the youngest continent on the planet. This is discussed with Ntsiki Khunju and Makhoape Letsie from Afrika Tikkun. We then have a look at organizations that are available for youth to receive...
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Oct 24, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On this episode we take a look at growing Ecommerce platforms in Africa. We explore how to set up an ecommerce site for your business, what you should look out for and which platforms are available for you to use. We also chat to Horesia Nyawade and Tshiwela Ncube who are the founders of Vuuqa an online store for African products. A burning question is how to set up payment methods that work in African markets and that will work for your ecommerce site. We also explore the opportunities...
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Sep 29, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On today’s show we explore the topic of women in leadership. Women are unfortunately still lacking in the leadership spaces in Africa and the world as a whole. What needs to be done to put us as women in more leadership positions. In the ABCs we look at the skills needed for women to be more successful leaders. Some leaders are born but the majority of leaders in the workplace today are made. Becoming a successful leader requires deliberate action and for you to look at what skills you can...
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Sep 26, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On today’s show, we explore the publishing industry in Africa. We start by understanding the different types of publishers in the industry. We know of traditional publishers mostly from the movies and the internet but don’t have contact with most of these companies here in Africa. Self-publishing is also gaining popularity amongst most authors as it is the only option available for most as well as Vanity publishers which seem to be popping up. Which option is best for African authors and...
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Sep 14, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On today’s show, we focus on doing business in Africa for our sisters living in the diaspora. A lot of Africans are scattered across the globe mostly due to poor economies or bad governance in their home countries. This doesn’t take away from the fact that a lot of these Africans abroad dream of one day going back home or starting a business on the continent. The biggest obstacle to this is lack of correct information on doing business. This episode focuses on the ABCs of going into Africa...
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Sep 6, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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We have noticed an influx of international beauty brands making their way into Africa and establishing themselves in the market. On this episode of Ijere Africa, we explore the business side of the beauty industry in Africa. We have Nkem Itulu-Diegwu a Nigerian beauty entrepreneur who is taking her business to Southern Africa. She shares her journey from being a model to owning her own beauty and fashion business. She also shares some tips on establishing yourself in different countries...
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Sep 3, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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When women start thinking about starting businesses they often focus on finding loans, drawing business plans and looking for staff. Rarely do we think or talk about finding the confidence to communicate and run a business effectively. Being a successful businesswoman takes guts and on this week’s show, we talk about how to build the confidence to do business effectively. We explore six ways of finding your voice in the office or corporate space. How do we as women speak up and get credit for...
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Aug 22, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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The focus of today’s show is on social entrepreneurship. What is social entrepreneurship? The term has been floating around a lot these days but very few people really understand what it is about. We explore what social entrepreneurship is, the opportunities available for social entrepreneurs. This includes grants and funding available especially for social entrepreneurs. We then have a chat with Busi Dziba a corporate queen turned social entrepreneur based in Midrand, South Africa. Busi has...
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Aug 10, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On this episode of Ijere Africa, we look at why it’s important for you as a businesswoman to know how policies put in place by their governments. How policy directly affects your business and what you and your business community should do to try and ensure that laws put in place can positively impact productivity. We also look at African countries that are leading in creating policies that favor female empowerment and entrepreneurship. We then chat with Marcia Ashong and Tamsin Jones on the...
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Jul 26, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On today’s show, we explore the dos and don’ts of leaving the corporate jungle for entrepreneurship. What do you need to know and put in place before you leave your job and the comfort of a monthly paycheck? Entrepreneurship is not as glamorous as it has been made to sound and jumping into it really comes with a lot of ups and downs you need to be well prepared for. We also have Tamiko Cuellar, the founder of Pursue Your Purpose an organization that aims to help people live your purposeful...
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Jul 11, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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Today’s episode focuses on the tech industry and how to improve sales for your business. The show takes you through how you can improve sales in your business as we all know without any sales we won’t make the money needed to sustain you and your enterprise. We then look at the tech hubs around Africa that women can be a part of to get into the tech ecosystem. For you to be successful in the most industry you must be part of the system as well be in the company of your peers, so...
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Jul 11, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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Marketing is a necessary part of running a business but most business owners neglect this. Today’s show explores what marketing actually is and how important it is for small businesses to do it well. We get Felicia Thobejane the managing director of Hive Consultancy to explain what marketing is and how it’s important for small businesses. Women all over the continent struggle to pursue their dreams at times because they lack the funds or access to higher education. We give a list of...
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Jun 8, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On this edition of the show, we spoke to women that are calling the shots in the creative industry in Africa. Phumla Qwelane, a determined creative who has hung up her radio boots for the film industry. She’s going to tell us about how to successfully go through the creative field. We also get to chat with one of the most sorts after writers in Namibia Jenny Kandenge as she shares her journey in the creative industry with us. She is a writer, producer, actress, and director and is currently...
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On today's show, we speak to an entrepreneur who has done it all without funding and she is able to demystify the notion that you always need external funding as an entrepreneur. The most common reasons why most aspiring entrepreneurs don’t go off to take the first step into the world of business is because they believe they can’t start without funding and are also afraid of failure. We speak to Beth Malatji an author, publisher, owner of ReBeth Wines and director of Startup Grind...
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May 25, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On this episode of Women in a Man's world; A successful business requires us to have a healthy state of mind, yet we often neglect this. We speak to life and business coach Monique De Villiers on how we can be balanced entrepreneurs. On Mentorship and opportunities, Kudzai gives you a run on the amazing business opportunities available for entrepreneurs in Africa. On the main chat for today's show, We chat to Leah Molatseli from Lenoma Legal, a woman who brought tech to the law industry in a...
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May 21, 2018 Africa Business Radio
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On this episode of Women in a Man's world; on the ABC's of business, we dive into the ins and outs of getting into a business partnership. On Mentorship and Opportunities, we Spoke to Nwabisa Mayema on the work she’s doing at infinity to create opportunities for female entrepreneurs On the Woman In A Man’s World segment, we chat to Namibia’s young businesswoman of the year award winner Esmeralda Katjaerua on her rise from a novice to owning her own boutique law firm in 6 years. And...
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Feb 18, 2017 Africa Business Radio
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#Gambia #AdamBarrow #Ecowas #WestAfrica #President #CommonWealth #UK --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ijere-africa/support
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Feb 8, 2017 Africa Business Radio
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Today, we are digging deep into the crisis currently going on in Cameron, the agitation of the Southern cameron. We began with the popular Foumban Constitutional Conference in 1961 and the formation of the Federation of Cameroon. Please have a listen and spread the word, the problem in Cameroon is way beyond bring back our internet, there is more. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ijere-africa/support
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Feb 2, 2017 Africa Business Radio
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On this first episode of the Agenda, our main focus was on the newly elected leadership of Africa Union and Africa Union Commission; Looking at what lies ahead for them especially with regards to financing the Union, the readmission of Morocco and the proposed collective withdrawal from the International Criminal Court. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ijere-africa/support