Business Person of the Week- Salwa Idrissi Akhannounch

Inherited riches doesn’t count as much as what you make of it. This saying depicts Salwa Idrissi Akhannounch, the richest woman of Moroccan descent and wealthiest female in North Africa. Born in Casablanca into the rich Boulajoul Idrissi family, Salwa inherited her father’s wealth but didn’t stop there. She took the hard route to acquire […]

Ten richest businessmen in 2019

The Top 10 Richest Businessmen of 2019

Every week, we celebrate what we call “Business Person of the Week” on our platform. We do this in recognition of the effort of top business executives who scaled the odds and negated naysayers by successfully leading business empires that are transforming the world. This time around, we have a list of the top 10 […]

75 Days To MTFC 2019

Dear Agro stakeholders, we are pleased to announce to you that our annual agro-promotion event ‘Meet the Farmers Conference’ (MTFC 2019), is just 75 days away! MTFC 2019 will host top stakeholders in the agricultural value chain across Africa and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in a highly-powered gathering of top stakeholders in the agriculture […]

Why You Should Use the Services of a Consultant

Why You Should Use the Services of a Consultant

Success is the benchmark of every organization. Considering that businesses love to scale performance, profitability and also dominate in their field. You see, there comes a time when you have exhausted all strategies to maximize production and scale sales in your business. A time when you are stuck, tired of the old routine and in […]

Business Person of the Week: Strive Masiyiwa

Zimbabwe’s first billionaire, Strive Masiwa is an entrepreneur and businessman.  He is the CEO of Econet Group, a conglomerate with presence in over 20 countries. He also owns majority stakes in Liquid Telecom. Having attended primary school in Zambia, Strive completed his secondary school education in Scotland and obtained a degree in Electrical Electronics from the […]

Why you need Website Management and Maintenance

So, you have a website for your business, great move! But is it properly managed? Well, I hope you understand that your website is a great means to reach more people online. Hope you are also aware that as a business, your website is your door to greater opportunities. But then, it is not enough […]

Salif Ahmed Belhasa -

Business Person of the Week: SALIF AHMED BELHASA

Salif Ahmed Belhasa is an Emirati business magnate and considered to be one of the most successful and wealthiest businessmen in the United Arab Emirates. Born in 1966, the Arab descent magnate had his early life in Dubai where he completed both his primary and secondary education. The business tycoon also had his bachelor’s degree […]

Business Person of the Week: Folorunsho Alakija: The Influential Woman

Folorunsho Alakija is the richest woman in Nigeria and one of the richest businesswoman. Notable for her prowess in the African business sector. Born on the 15 of July 1951, Folorunsho had her secondary education in Shagamu, Ogun state. She also attended Pitman’s College London where she was trained in Secretarial Studies. She later studied […]

Business Person of the Week: Dr Maryam Matar

Dr Maryam Matar is the founder and Chairperson of the UAE Genetic Diseases Association. Having worked tirelessly to reduce the occurrence of genetic disorders in the UAE in 2001, Dr Maryam Matar launched the UAE Down Syndrome Association in 2004. She also founded the UAE Genetic Diseases Association in 2006. Then, led the UAE Free […]

Tax in the UAE in 2018


INTRODUCING A 5% VAT IN 2018 Come next year, in many GCC countries, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a 5% value-added tax (VAT) will be introduced. The implementation of the tax will start on the first of January, next year. For the time being no other tax measures are being implemented. What does this […]