Entrepreneurship with “obvious” business ideas

Obvious business ideas – of the kind that makes you say, “How come no one ever thought of that before?” – may not sound very exciting, but it’s an area where entrepreneurs can do wonderful things. A good example of an "obvious" business idea is when an entrepreneur spots an interesting product or service in…

Ten Recommendations for the Ethical Rearmament of Banking

The image of banks has deteriorated. They urgently need to improve their image and regain people's trust. It will be good for them and society. It's true that some banks were more responsible than others for the tarnished ethical reputation most people now have of financial institutions. And although banks are not the only parties…
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The challenges of internationalizing in East Africa

If you are an Africa connoisseur (or if you have followed this blog), you will know that Africa is not a single entity. And neither are African regions: not all countries in one region are the same. This is more obvious in Western Africa where the anglophone/francophone distinction is  immediate. It may be less obvious…
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From Rags to Riches: An American Dream or Reality?

As Capital in the 21st century, a recent book by economist Thomas Piketty, remains sold out across bookstores around the world - income inequality has shown to be a major concern both among citizens and policymakers. However, little attention has been given to a mechanism closely related to income inequality, but perhaps even more tangible…
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