Archive | March, 2015

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Simone Gbagbo sentenced to 20 years in jail

Simone Gbagbo, the former Ivory Coast First Lady, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for, among others, undermining state security, disturbing public order and organising armed gangs during the country’s 2010-2011 post-election violence. Over 3 000 people are believed to have been killed by the violence in which the ‘Iron Lady’ is believed […]

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6 tips to manage a sound budgeting for SMEs

A business without a working budget is like a car without a fuel gauge – it will drive for a while, but will run out of fuel when the driver least expects it. This is a statement from Gerrie van Biljon, executive director at South Africa-based Business Partners Limited, who provides small and medium enterprises […]

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