Features

[BLOG] Interoperability – the watch word for 2012

02-23-2012 | 08:59:33
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 | 12:54:33
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 | 07:06:31
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 | 09:45:38
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 | 08:31:10
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 | 11:38:16
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 | 10:41:33
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, ...

[BLOG] What is Africa doing about its industrial policy

02-13-2012 | 10:02:27
Industrial production creates job opportunities at higher skill levels, facilitates denser links across the services and agricultural sectors, ...

[BLOG] Unique content, key to a successful website

02-13-2012 | 06:53:51
I am mortified to admit that ‘widespread mediocrity is forging to a trend online’. Even as most indigenous websites persistently appear like an online ...

[BLOG] Micro-Tasking – A Productive Use of the Internet

02-09-2012 | 07:12:45
Shopping  areas, restaurants, colleges, libraries, and even governments strive to make internet connectivity available to the public. Along with ...

[BLOG] Forget Pax Nigeriana, Enter Pax Aufricana!

02-08-2012 | 07:43:36
Don't get me wrong at all: I am all for regional economic communities. The REC tag, which they have been made an acronym of, and sound like an unfortunate ...

[BLOG] Social Media School: Empowerment And Politics

02-08-2012 | 06:53:09
So during this little hiatus I have been thinking about the teaching of Social Media for professional purposes- which was my last job and might become ...

[BLOG] How to enhance brand engagement with brand platform

02-07-2012 | 12:28:29
Brand’s performance and wellbeing is tied to several factors. One of such and very critical foundation is the Brand platform. Brand platform helps brand ...

[BLOG] Lessons from a CEO in Africa’s ICT Sector

02-06-2012 | 11:45:02
As Africa transforms, one of the major industries that will lead the way is information communications technology (ICT).  According to Brian Herlihy, ...

[BLOG] Is competition good for marketing?

02-06-2012 | 11:33:04
“Competition is good” is a notion that the majority of people believe in. They think that competition brings about creativity, innovation and better ...

[BLOG] African Entrepreneurs need the helping professions

02-06-2012 | 11:24:34
Coaching and mentoring are fast becoming essential aspects of modern managerial practice. Surround yourself with experts and mentors in various fields ...

[BLOG] Africa's rise and how it's Time to Project AU Power!

02-02-2012 | 12:12:46
If there were ever a greatest exponent of serendipity, it must have been when I found myself in the home of the African Union in March 2011. Unbeknownst ...

[INTERVIEW] Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) opening Africa up more seriously to ICT

01-31-2012 | 07:07:31
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO). He ...

[BLOG] Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) opening Africa up more seriously to ICT

01-31-2012 | 07:07:00
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO). He talks ...

[BLOG] If I were to be the new Inspector-General of the Nigerian Police Force

01-31-2012 | 06:55:34
First of all, I will thank the almighty God for helping me to reach the highest level of my career and also thank the Presidency and the entire Nigerians ...