Lesiba mothupi Tells the True-Life Success Stories of Top Entrepreneurs

Lesiba Mothupi has gone through a lot of struggles from a very young age, his willpower has helped him to overcome it and run a million dollar business institution.

Lesiba Mothupi was born in the year 1997 in a town named Polokwane, South Africa. Mothupi has two siblings and he is the middle one. At a very young age he had to shift to a new place named Lephalale. Lesiba says, “I was never the smartest in my class. At the age of 14 I lived in a garage with my mom and two siblings and the age of 14 years old I got into entrepreneurship with a friend selling sweets and chips.”

Ethiopia — Abiy Rejects International “Interference” in Tigray

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has rejected the growing international calls for dialogue and a halt to deadly fighting in the Tigray region, calling it “interference.” Instead, he says his country will handle the conflict on its own. Abiy, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize last year, insists on calling the conflict a “law enforcement operation.”

More Vendors Prompt Sweeping Changes to Retail Environment

Late last month, sports equipment company Under Armour announced it was cutting ties with some 2,000 retailers over the next two years.  In doing so, Under Armour would focus on building up its direct-to-consumer business.  Promo Marketing reported a more than 50% growth in Under Armour’s e-commerce business during the third quarter, with a 17% increase in direct-to-consumer sales.

You Are Not Powerless in Your Job Search During Covid-19

You probably never dreamed you’d be in search of a job during a global pandemic. Talk about challenges, right? Okay, before you get down and think your chances just slid to the floor, let’s look at what you can do to make the most of your time, and how you can land that next job interview.

One of the first things to consider is how you present yourself to others. Have you evaluated your personal brand lately? What makes you a valuable candidate to prospective employers? How will you stand out in a crowded marketplace? What transferable skills do you have? What are your strengths and how can you amplify them? Consider what courses are available to help you stay competitive in your industry. By evaluating your personal brand, you’ll get an overarching view of how potential employers see you.

Guinea- Court Approves Conde’s Third Term

Guinea’s top court has approved Alpha Conde’s victory in the August 18 polls. This will be Conde’s third term in office that will consist of six years and by all indications the opposition can no longer appeal against the ruling. It rejected the accusation of fraud against him by the opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo. He urged leaders to put aside their personal interests and differences.

El Sisi Refuse to Link Any Religion to Acts of Violence and Extremism

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed “the total rejection of terrorist acts in all their forms, and the refusal to link any religion to acts of violence and extremism, and not to prejudice religious symbols,” while French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian stressed that his country respects and appreciates all religions, stressing that French Muslims are a part of France.

Can Nigeria Global Value Chain Expand Nigeria Exports?

The Harvard economist Dani Rodrik has written that a country’s economic development is virtually synonymous with its ability to produce manufactured goods for export. As countries adopt this export model it allows, for example, companies in Nigeria to compete internationally and gradually raise productivity through investment in capital and skills: “Industrialising has been a key escalator that has enabled rapid growth.”