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[INTERVIEW] International Business Specialist, Dr. Sheriff Alabi, advises business upstarts: “Be brave … entrepreneurship is not for the fainthearted.”

08-30-2012 | 13:28:08
International business consultant and specialist, Dr. Sheriff Alabi, reveals what would-be entrepreneurs should explore before going into business for ...

[BLOG] 5 Proven Ways to Boost Farm Profits without Raising Prices

08-27-2012 | 15:28:34
by Tayo Solagbade. This article will interest you if you run a farm business (or are aspiring). With today’s tough economic conditions, any smart business ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: When the African Integration Revolution is Televised (4), & why Duodu’s article must be revised

08-27-2012 | 09:14:59
It is no accident I have spent the better part of four weeks focussing specifically on another dimension of what I call the “African integration revolution”. ...

[BLOG] Factoring: A robust funding option for small enterprises

08-27-2012 | 08:51:21
Small businesses in most economies – developed and developing - are fund-strapped. Generally, commercial banks won’t touch them because they consider them ...

[BLOG] Mobile Phones on the increase

08-27-2012 | 08:00:03
A few years ago here in Ghana, the mobile phone was a luxury and only the very rich could afford one. This has changed with time and right now everyone ...

[BLOG] Promoting Russia’s culture in Africa

08-23-2012 | 06:35:30
Countries such as China and the United States are promoting their interests in Africa through the use of soft power. Is Russia missing out? The intensification ...

[BLOG] 7 INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO GET BEST CANDIDATES

08-16-2012 | 11:54:57
By Charles Kofi FEKPE I like asking questions. It’s one of only three things I am very good at, so believe me when I say there are some questions that ...

[BLOG] Reducing Catfish Feeding Costs (A Secret Weapon) – Part 2 of 2

08-13-2012 | 12:22:06
By Tayo K. Solagbade 3. Cassava Meal: To Replace Maize Cassava meal (with its potentially toxis cyanogenic acid content made safe) has been tested and ...

[INTERVIEW] [Interview] Akinpelu Shogunle talks Energy in Africa

08-06-2012 | 11:31:24
Akinpelu Shogunle, MD, Highland Energy Solution Services Ltd., talks to ABC about Energy in Africa. His interview: Could you tell us about your company ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC talks to Charles Akpom, Co-Founder and CEO of Africa’s No. 1 Social Network site, Afroterminal – Connecting Africans all over the world.

08-03-2012 | 13:21:19
The social network platform, Afroterminal, has received worldwide acclaim for its ingenuity and creativity in uniting Africans all over the world. Charles ...

[BLOG] Reducing Catfish Feeding Costs (A Secret Weapon) – Part 1 of 2

08-01-2012 | 14:00:21
By Tayo K. Solagbade From a small pond operation to a high output facility, the ideas offered in this article can be put to immediate use by any willing ...

[BLOG] Terms and Conditions you should know in Business

07-30-2012 | 11:55:52
Your business is probably one of whose customers expect goods or services to be offered on credit. By this I mean your customers are likely to pay for ...

[INTERVIEW] Fred Swaniker on the 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

07-19-2012 | 13:56:56
Interview with Fred Swaniker, Co-Founder and CEO of African Leadership Network ALN about the 2012 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship AAE What are the ...

[BLOG] Meet Africa's Mark Zuckerberg: Uganda’s billionaire student & tech guru

07-17-2012 | 07:22:24
He’s been described as the Mark Zuckerberg of Africa: Twenty-two-year-old Ugandan IT student Abdu Ssekalala has made a fortune from mobile apps, benefiting ...

[BLOG] Russia's Relations With Africa Floundering

07-17-2012 | 06:40:05
A lack of focus and lack of interest are hindering what could be a beneficial economic and political relationship between Russia and the African continent. ...

[BLOG] Doing business on the Internet

07-16-2012 | 22:26:59
Simple information websites with product and contact information, as a first step can open new doors for small African businesses locally and internationally. ...

[BLOG] Protecting Nigeria’s Revenue Through Crude Oil Hedging

07-16-2012 | 12:55:07
Crude oil accounts for about 80 percent of Nigeria’s export earnings. It may therefore be surmised that any drop in the international price would have ...

[INTERVIEW] [Business Interview] Wale Adebayo, MD/CEO, Nissi-Lloyds Capital Investments - "Africa is the most Investable Continent."

07-13-2012 | 12:13:50
International banker, Managing Partner/CEO of Nissi-Lloyds Capital Investments, Wale Adebayo, speaks candidly on the Banking and Finance Industry in Africa ...

[BLOG] Lower oil prices - Not a good sign!

07-11-2012 | 07:49:43
Are lower oil prices good news? Not really, if it means the world is sinking into recession.We know from recent past experience and from common sense that ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Jude Asare | Empire Royale Real Estate

07-10-2012 | 08:34:45
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Jude Asare, CEO at Empire Royale Real Estate in Ghana. Empire Royale Real Estate deal ...