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Zambia's DJ academy

Published on Friday 21st of April 2017 09:46:55 AM in BBC
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  • In Kitwe in northern Zambia, a lawyer-turned-radio entrepreneur Gesh Groove has set up his own academy to teach the skills needed to become a successful DJ.The BBC's Africa Business Report went along to sample his style of teaching.Watch: Africa Business Report ...

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    ....Research from recruitment site Indeed has found that in the first three months of the year alone, searches from the EU for jobs in the UK were down nearly a fifth (18%); the sharpest drop the site has ever recorded. The development is being keenly felt in the hospitality sector where entrepreneurs such as Sarah Heward are reliant on EU staff. ...
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    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
    ....Who’s inside them, these millions of Renault Masters, Volkswagen Crafters, Fiat Doblòs, Iveco Dailys? In a recent government survey of the labour force, 251,000 people identified van-driving as their main occupation, up 50,000 on the year before. But when politicians and the press use the phrase “white van man” (most recently in a row over proposals to raise the cost of national insurance), it’s meant to suggest a more substantial body of people: the construction workers, entrepreneurs, traders and small business owners who run disparate enterprises out of a van’s rear doors. ...
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