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In real estate, a listing is a contract of employment between a property owner and a real estate broker to sell or lease property. These are the six types of real estate listings: Open Listings Open listings are the most common type. Under an open listing, the property owner offers a real estate broker a commission, usually a percentage of the sale, if the the property is sold. An open listing allows any broker to sell the property and collect the commission, but all open listing contracts are canceled once the property sells so the owner does not have to pay commission…

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Real estate is a profitable sector in Sub-Saharan Africa due to the region’s fast-rising population and high demand for accommodation. Already, some investors are making a fortune by pushing up property/rent prices in several cities across the continent, thus making real estate ideal for potential new investors. But do Africans know the proven ways to make money in the real estate sector? Below are some proven real estate money-making strategies that will help you generate profits. These strategies were culled from several reliable sources, including Investopedia. 1. Long-term Residential rentals A report by Investopedia shows that residential rentals are one…

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Fintechs operating in Africa will know that there are no quick wins on the continent. In overcoming the common obstacles in their path, our analysis shows that the most successful African tech start-ups share six common characteristics with features that mirror those of successful global companies, and have also adapted their business models to the unique economic realities and customer needs of Africa. First, given the variability between African markets, it is important that fintechs match their value proposition to the market they are entering. Globally, we have seen fintechs evolving to achieve scale through three major routes. Some start…

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Digital manufacturing helps manufacturing companies improve productivity in planning and production processes, in the following ways: Enables product, process, plant and resource information to be associated, viewed and taken through change processes, with a consistent and comprehensive approach to production design Allows part manufacturing processes to be optimized within a managed environment to produce flexible work instructions capable of displaying 2D/3D part information, along with machining and tooling instructions Reduces commissioning costs through simulation by validating robotics and automation programs virtually Helps you create factory models faster and ensure they are operating under optimal layout, material flow and throughput before production ramp-up Supports six-sigma…

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To operate machinery, industrial Automation companies use control systems, which help to finish a particular process. Using automation machines, labour usage will be reduced. On the other hand, it also helps to enhance the quality, precision and accuracy of systems. Industries such as mechanical, airplanes, hydraulics, computers and many others have been using the automation. Industrial Automation machines assist to simplify the tasks and they (robots) can be operated in the most dangerous situations where a man cannot be capable to do. This is the reason why they have gained a prominent place in the industries. Here we have listed the…

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The spread of solar and other modern energy technologies in African countries is considerably low. Despite the global viability and growth in the solar energy market, African countries continue to lag behind. They represent less than 1% of the market demand for solar energy. The region accounts for only 9% of the global installed capacity of photo-voltaics (PV) which convert light into electricity using semi-conducting materials. The solar PV technology power generation rate rose from 1% in 2010 to just between 3% and 4% in 2013. This is despite the fact that Africa has the best solar resource in the world. Most countries on the African continent…

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Some of the traditional sports in Kenya include wrestling, racing, hunting and even board games. Football is the most popular sport in Kenya but their national football team has not made that much of an impact in the international stage. Some of the other popular sports in Kenya include basketball, volleyball, rugby union, swimming, baseball and softball. With all of the sport played in Kenya, one in particular has put the country’s name on the map and that is athletics, track and field to be specific. There are a lot of Kenyans who have made a name for themselves such…

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One of the best things about sports is the way that there’s something for everyone. The sheer amount and diversity of sports means that people who enjoy many different things can tune in and find a sport that they enjoy. In the last few decades, a new category of sport has joined the likes of baseball, basketball and football: Esports. Esports are video games being played professionally at a highly competitive level. In the same way as you have pros in things like Basketball, there are now pros in a variety of esports like League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Dota 2, and…

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The mention of licensing points out the legality status. Unsurprisingly, this is one of the significant steps we recommend our players check before signing up on any platform. But, worry not. We have done the hard work to point you to the top licensed betting firms in Kenya. However, before diving deeper, it is vital to understand what Kenyan law provides on matters of gambling. Is Betting Legal? The straightforward answer to this is yes! Kenya is one of the oldest countries in Africa to legalize all forms of gambling in the late 60s. All this is captured under the…

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How it Works, and its Advantages Longing for a lush, green garden in the comfort of your home, all year round? This gardening technique has been around for centuries, and now new tech is making it more popular than ever before.  But what is hydroponics, anyway? And is hydroponics faster than soil? Here’s how it works, the advantages over planting in soil, and ideas for the best things to start growing hydroponically. What Is Hydroponic Gardening? Hydroponics is a type of gardening that doesn’t require soil – but instead uses water or a nutrient-rich solution. Not needing soil means that…

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