Features

[BLOG] Mission: ECOWAS Has a Responsibility to Protect West Africa from Criminals

03-21-2012 | 05:55:26
Back in October 2011, I wrote a piece entitled “Time for ECOWAS to Ratify the Criminal Investigative Intelligence Bureau”. The idea behind the piece ...

[BLOG] Jackie Carroll - Adult education the key to SA’s jobs dilemma

03-20-2012 | 06:36:16
The Department of Higher Education’s green paper on Post School Education and Training recognises that the education and training system cannot create ...

[BLOG] Social networking – a digital mutual admiration forum where real debate is dumbed down

03-20-2012 | 06:24:42
Is social networking not just a group of digital silos where mutual admiration societies loaf together mentally?   Do you follow people you hate?  ...

[BLOG] Africa’s improved business environment

03-19-2012 | 08:56:30
The position of Africa in the world now in terms of business is very encouraging. There is tough competition because all businesses are keeping up with ...

[BLOG] The AU as a Project in 'Human Endeavour and Continental Cooperation'

03-13-2012 | 11:38:43
It will be three years this October since Ghana joined the AU/NEPAD-sponsored Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP), and 2013 ...

[BLOG] 4 major factors that make social marketing successful

03-12-2012 | 11:21:43
Even though social marketing has become part of the jargons we need to learn, mastering the skills that count for success is still an issue with many ...

[BLOG] Africa and Wealth

03-12-2012 | 08:31:44
It now pleasant to know that Africa is counted among the wealthiest continents and it will take a few to describe Africa so. Even though many families ...

[INTERVIEW] Tatenda Mhonde - One Pangaea Financial - most trusted provider of high quality actuarial services in the marketplace

03-12-2012 | 07:45:47
This week Africa Business Communities speak to Tatenda Mhonde, Director at One Pangaea Financial, Johannesburg Area, South Africa . One Pangaea Financial ...

[BLOG] Africa's desire for investments

03-05-2012 | 06:38:09
The key to make Africa prosper and increase investments is to have leadership development among African leaders. Also to create an environment that will ...

[INTERVIEW] G2P has great potential in Nigeria – Killian Clifford – Director, MobileMoney Consulting

03-01-2012 | 06:18:13
Killian Clifford – Director, Mobile Money Consulting.He will be speaking at the upcoming Mobile Money West Africa Summit 5-6 March in Lagos. If you wish ...

[BLOG] West Africa Rising?

02-29-2012 | 05:13:22
In 2010, Spain made sports headline news for winning both the World Cup in South Africa and having its national – Rafael Nadal – become the first man ...

[BLOG] Sustained Renewable Energy for Africa

02-27-2012 | 10:29:27
I am pleased to have the opportunity to say a few words on a matter of great importance for us in Africa. It is particularly appropriate that for ...

[BLOG] Brand story: 5 techniques for crafting a compelling one

02-27-2012 | 09:57:25
Everyone one has a story. Without one, there is no future. The reason why stories are important is because they help us understand the world and our ...

[BLOG] Interoperability – the watch word for 2012

02-23-2012 | 07:59:33
He will be speaking at the MobileMoney WestAfrica summit in Lagos on March 5th & 6th. In a previous posting, I pointed to a statistic which said that ...

[BLOG] Air transport markets in Africa

02-22-2012 | 11:54:33
A successful development of Air Transport in Africa will enable countries in the sub region to fast track their socio-economic development through international ...

[BLOG] Pax Aufricana: Towards a Prosperous and United Africa by 2034?

02-22-2012 | 06:06:31
The manifold tags of “Africa rising” and the whimsical “Pax Aufricana” (coined by yours truly) are all tags to connote something bigger happening on ...

[BLOG] Brand Communication: experimenting with non-conventional channels

02-20-2012 | 08:45:38
Brand communication when done right helps customers to understand the brand better and it delights them to become truly committed stakeholders at the ...

[BLOG] Oil Production And Environmental Damage

02-16-2012 | 07:31:10
Although much of the world depends on the production or the trade of oil to fuel its economies, these activities can cause severe damage to the environment, ...

[BLOG] Why Corporate Governance should be buzz words in Africa's private equity industry

02-15-2012 | 10:38:16
Private equity investment in African projects has gained recognition as a vehicle for international investors to reap opportunities on the continent. ...

[BLOG] Formulating and Implementing a Fluid Strategy (III)

02-15-2012 | 09:41:33
This is the last in my Fluid Strategy series. In the previous two articles, we saw what a fluid strategy means and how it can be formulated. Today, ...