[Barclays Africa launches Rise] a global start-up community pioneering financial services and unlocking Africa's potential
10-05-2015 | 16:28:51
Africa's innovators and start-ups will have the ability to scale their ideas in new markets following the launch today of Rise, a physical and virtual global community that facilitates collaboration and fintech innovation.

Kenyatta International Convention Centre patrners with Kenya Airways
10-05-2015 | 14:57:00
Kenya’s premier conference and meeting facility in the heart of the capital Nairobi - the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, and national airline Kenya Airways, last week signed an extensive Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting the country as a key African MICE destination.

[Angola] Govt to Execute Farming Projects in Moxico Province
10-05-2015 | 14:20:21
The government of the eastern Moxico Province envisages the creation in 2016 of farming projects in the nine municipalities of this province, with a view to increasing the offer of agricultural products for the benefit of the population, said last Friday the provincial director of agriculture, António da Silva.

British High Commission hosts UK-Uganda trade forum
10-05-2015 | 13:46:06
The British High Commission and the Ministry of Trade yesterday jointly hosted the second UK-Uganda trade forum. The forum brought together representatives of British business and officials from several key government agencies

Usaid Announces Support For African Coffee Sector On International Coffee Day
10-05-2015 | 13:17:28
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a $1.8 million partnership with Michigan State University to help the African Great Lakes region maintain its international position in the coffee market. Today, the first ever International Coffee Day, provides an opportunity to reflect on how the coffee in your cup is connected to the lives of smallholder farmers in low income countries around the world.

[Interview] Sylvester Phish, CEO of Generic 7 Consult, Ghana
10-05-2015 | 12:46:00
Africa Business Communities sit-down with Sylvester Phish, founder and CEO of Generic 7 Consult, a brand and management firm based in Accra, Ghana

Odimbite Odimbite: Executive Nonchalance as a Contagious Virus
10-05-2015 | 11:09:00
The primary reason for executive nonchalance is a culture of continuous non-execution that pervades the entire organization. Fantastic strategies are developed, solid processes are crafted, but when it comes to acting, excuses as to why it can’t be done are generated at an alarming rate.

[Interview] Olivier Poujade, Managing Director, East Africa Gate, Ethiopia
10-05-2015 | 10:40:00
East Africa Gate (EAGate) is a dynamic French/Ethiopian business partnership founded by University of Toulouse (France) graduates, Ms. Tigist Getachew Araya and Mr. Olivier Poujade. Together they combine close to 20 years of experience in emerging markets in the legal, finance and business strategy fields. Olivier’s interview with Africa Business Communities:

[Interview] Raúl Hernández, General Manager, Marine Logistics Antares, Equatorial Guinea
10-01-2015 | 11:47:00
Raúl Hernández is General Manager of logistics services company, Marine Logistics Antares, located in Equatorial Guinea. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Chioma Nnani: The Nigerian Business Mindset – a real piece of work
10-01-2015 | 11:12:00
Nigeria is a place where people who can see opportunities in problems and even hilarious situations, can and will thrive. As long as someone needs it, or can be convinced that they do, they will buy it.