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Alibaba founder Jack Ma was rejected from 30 jobs, including KFC, before becoming China’s richest man

Jack Ma is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. His e-commerce company, Alibaba, attracts 100 million shoppers a day. Ma is worth an estimate $20.4 billion. But before he was the richest person in China, Ma went through a lot of rejection. In a recent interview with …

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Volume of financial transactions dips amid cash woes, RBZ data shows

HARARE, November 15 (The Source) – The total volume of transactions recorded in Zimbabwe’s National Payment System (NPS) declined marginally to 7,838,439 in the week ended November 4 from 7,952,480 in the previous week, a recent weekly report by the central bank shows. However,mobile payments and point-of-sale transactions continued to …

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African Entrepreneurship Exchange: Webinar #southafrica

NEWS RELEASE                               17 February 2016                     African Entrepreneurship Exchange: Webinar     Entrepreneurship empowerment is key to the growth of sustainable businesses on the African continent. Makamba Online’s focus is to continue to work as a springboard of entrepreneurial and business development in Africa. The future of African economies can …

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Adam Molai Savanna Tobacco Zimbabwe

Adam Molai Savanna Tobacco Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s business icon shares his views on Africa, cigarette smuggling allegations and perceived political connections. Adam Molai has gone from being one of the guinea pigs for Zimbabwe’s racial integration programme in 1978, where he was one of the first black students in a school …

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Exclusive interview with #Zimbabwe businessman Genius Kadungure, Founder Pioneer gas

Genius Kandungure, also known as Ginimbi opened his first company Pioneer Gas in Harare, Zimbabwe, which generated good income and put him on a good footing print to buy Quick Gases in Botswana in which He is currently the only shareholder. With the success of his companies he decided to …

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Munyaradzi Dodo Co-founder TV Yangu, Zimbabwe’s video on demand

Munyaradzi Dodo is the co-founder of Zimbabwe’s video on demand startup which he runs with Wilhelm Olivier and Kelvin Mutize. A graduate of the University of Zimbabwe Arts department Munya started working for C Media after finishing his degree and became a producer and director over the years producing various …

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Star Africa records US$5.3m loss

Sugar processor Star Africa’s has remained under pressure with a US$5.3 million loss incurred during the six months to September 2015. Financial results for the half year ended 30 September show that the firm recorded a US$5.3 million loss against a US$3.7 million loss incurred during the same period last …

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Falcon Gold records US$6.4m profit

Listed gold mining and exploration concern Falcon Gold Zimbabwe has recorded a net profit of US$6.4 million for the financial year ended 30 September 2015. The mining concern in 2014 registered a net loss of US$1.8 million. The net profit was a result of the reversal of impairment amounting to …

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