Sunday, June 26, 2005

Recipes for Economic Development

While the rest of the world is growing in leaps and bounds the continent of Africa is bogged down by debt, poverty and economic slow down. Outside the recommended solutions of good governance, conflict resolution and democracy,what economic policies makes sense. Your opinions is elicited. Please bear in mind the non-indutrilaized economy, low export profile, high illiteracy rate, low economic activities between African economies, lack of transportation to connect the continent and the vaibility of any suggestions made in this respect.

Friday, June 24, 2005

A good nose for business

Does anyone have any tips that might help the 'average' business-clueless dummy develop their business 'nose' (or snout)? When it comes to investing my hard-earned cash, what would you consider to be the top 3 things I need to remember? Apart from hiring someone else to make sense of it all for me....of course!

Thursday, June 23, 2005

Introductions

Some introductions would help get the mix-and-mingle process started...I think I should introduce everybody? At least to get things started? Sorry, people, I didn't do this earlier...

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Africa: Open for Business

Thanks to rweba for referencing this article (about the importance of not overdoing the negative images of poor, suffering African people) on his blog.
The movie/documentary Africa: Open for Business has a really cool site, with things like a five-minute preview, info on the 10 entrepreneurs/businesses featured in the movie, including a Congolese cell phone company, a Somali airline company, a Zambian adventure/tourism company, a Ugandan coffee house, an ANIMATION HOUSE in Senegal, a *bling* factory in Botswana, a textile company in Lesotho, a farm in Kenya (that exports roses to the UK, among other things), Ghanian home builders, and a Nigerian who makes children's clothes (her name is kinda familiar, Adenike Ogunlesi)
Now, that's exciting! What do you think?

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Need hot stocks..what about GOOG

This looks like a pretty good idea. ARe you an active investor out there..a show u might not want to miss is Mad Money by Jim Cramer on CNBC. He has been vaunting GOOG since..i caught it at 170 it is now at 281..where do u think it is going...i think 320 ...it would be down a little bit to 270 and then pick up...buy a little on the way down..avergae close to 270 and ring the register at 320..that is some cool profit..at least from me..I have averaged at about 230 up to this point..so i can bear down to 260..hey make money!

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