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[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 ...

[BLOG] Financial Aid and some thoughts!

07-03-2012 | 08:50:37
I can describe financial aid as being in a position to give helping hands to the less opportune which are just at the receiving end as result of their ...

[INTERVIEW] Sarah Fitzgerald: Recruiting Jobs for Africa

06-25-2012 | 14:48:20
Africa Business Communities spoke with Sarah Fitzgerald, a seasoned recruiter and director at Executives in Africa. She divulges details about executive ...

[BLOG] Looking at the service sector in Africa

06-25-2012 | 12:56:51
Developing countries have reserved their right to designate the services sectors that they wish to liberalize. I am sure you will agree with me that ...

[INTERVIEW] CEO INTERVIEW: Aldo van Tonder - FOXit (Pty) Ltd - Inspiring Innovative Technologies

06-20-2012 | 08:10:47
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Aldo van Tonder, CEO at FOXit (Pty) Ltd. Project and portfolio management has a critical ...

[BLOG] Another reason to Re-visit Critical debates in Africa & West Africa’s Aviation Sector (1)

06-18-2012 | 09:22:52
The twin weekend accidents of 2 and 3 June in Ghana and Nigeria respectively, which resulted in a total loss of almost 180 souls should be seen as two ...

[BLOG] The Quality of a Good Politician in a Democratic Society

06-18-2012 | 06:49:38
The first principle of unalienable rights recognises that everyone is naturally endowed by their Creator with certain rights that cannot be infringed or ...

[BLOG] USAID, Sub-Regional Poultry Farming Integration Plan To Attract N58 Billion

06-13-2012 | 11:10:59
The integration initiative of USAID to facilitate unrestricted trans-border trade amongst Poultry farmers in the West African sub-region on poultry products ...

Simba Notes Resource Assessment Report for Kenya Block

06-13-2012 | 08:50:13
Simba Energy Inc. announced that independent petroleum consultant Sproule Associates Limited has completed a technical report compliant to NI 51-101 and ...

Air Iberia from Spain will commence direct flight to Ghana from July 1

06-13-2012 | 07:59:53
The Spanish Ambassador to Ghana, Olga Cabarga Gomez has confirmed that Air Iberia from Spain will commence direct flights to Ghana from July 17.The ...

[BLOG] Africa: How Will West African Posturing Affect Guinea Bissau?

06-13-2012 | 07:50:42
There are currently 600 West African troops in Guinea Bissau who will supposedly guarantee peace and security through the country's period of transition. ...

[BLOG] A guide to tweeting for peace and Social Change

06-13-2012 | 07:15:08
Since its founding in 2006, Twitter has rapidly grown to be one of the most powerful online platforms for connecting hundreds of millions of individuals ...

[INTERVIEW] Oyvind Sandve - Fugro RUE - on Nigerian business climate

06-12-2012 | 14:40:45
This week, ABC had a one-on-one with Oyvind Sandve, marketing and sales manager at Fugro RUE, a global oil and gas company. Mr. Sandve, a Norwegian businessman, ...

[BLOG] Oil Theft Still Rages in Niger Delta

06-11-2012 | 15:14:27
Despite the amnesty that was agreed with over 25,000 Niger Delta militants barely three years ago, oil thievery still plagues the region and even seems ...