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[BLOG] Talking Internet Cafe's..

01-23-2012 | 11:57:01
As the Internet spins a web of interconnectivity around the globe, as it grows literally by the hour, Africa is struggling, not to catch up but to keep ...

[BLOG] Reframing Global Risk in Favor of Business and Investment in Africa

01-23-2012 | 08:10:58
We are living in a world that is changing very quickly. The breakdown of socialism and planned economies in Eastern Europe has dramatically transformed ...

[INTERVIEW] Jenny Reid - The Orange - constantly looking for new and innovative ways to ensure companies maintain true value in their organisation.

01-23-2012 | 07:35:14
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Jenny Reid, Director – iFacts Limited trading as The Orange, on comprehensive employee solutions to companies ...

[BLOG] Shaping Value to Enter Emerging Markets Like Africa

01-23-2012 | 05:34:11
In Redefining Business in the New Africa, I shared about leveraging trust networks to do business in Africa, offering a straight-forward framework. But, ...

[BLOG] World Economy: Entering the Gates of Hell

01-18-2012 | 14:16:48
A year ago, writing about prospects for 2011, I said “I fear shades of Dante’s Divine Comedy; in that in order to hopefully eventually find the Beatrice ...

[BLOG] Brand communication: When trust is violated

01-18-2012 | 13:11:02
Trust is a social capital. Often it may be stronger in weight than any other factors which dictate brand’s well-being. Someone has noted ‘we may not ...

[BLOG] The Diaspora community provides incredible opportunities.

01-17-2012 | 14:16:31
The importance of the Diaspora in Development cannot be emphasized enough. The international community, the international development institutions and ...

[BLOG] Africa may have first commercial 4G network in 2012

01-17-2012 | 10:17:44
A public stament put out late last year by an Ericsson executive said:Africa could have its first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G network ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Deconstructing ECOWAS’s war chest of $US252million, or a Brief Tale on Financing African Integration.

01-17-2012 | 07:39:04
One of the major highlights of the festive season was hearing on no less than the BBC world service business news that apart from Africa’s supposed rise ...

[BLOG] Social media crucial during Nigerian protest

01-13-2012 | 13:53:20
As another day of protests started in Nigeria and people started marching on the streets of Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Sokoto and elsewhere, one could ...

[BLOG] To rent or to buy a house in 2012?

01-10-2012 | 10:24:29
Experts disagree on best time to invest in property as economic outlook is uncertain, writes Loni Prinsloo. Those wanting to enter the residential property ...

[BLOG] An Open Letter To All Nigerians Living Abroad.

01-09-2012 | 11:57:56
By Adewale T Akande in Spain. My dear countrymen and women, I am using this urgent and important open letter to congratulate all Nigerians from all ethnic ...

[INTERVIEW] Realising greater value from technology investments in Africa

01-05-2012 | 13:15:00
This week Africa Business Communities speak to Jonathan Tawiah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Ostec Ghana Limited. Educated in the UK, Jonathan ...

[BLOG] Brand Communication: Essence of listening

01-05-2012 | 11:51:02
Effective brand communication rests on certain pillars. Some of which include listening, speaking: oral or writing, message, medium and target. Each ...

[BLOG] Reverse labour migration to Angola, a solution or a curse ?

01-05-2012 | 10:02:00
The last two years we can see a remarkable phenomenon that occurs in the labor market of Angola. Increasingly we see young Portuguese emigrating from ...

[BLOG] A Meaningful Approach to Transition

01-04-2012 | 09:33:18
As the end of another year is upon us, we are surrounded by outplaying energies of the known, the unknown and transition.  We have young school leavers, ...

[BLOG] New dawn calls for bold leadership.

01-03-2012 | 11:09:05
What are the core trends that will intensify in this year, 2012, the start of the second decade of the 21st century?Despite significant advances, we stand ...

[BLOG] Boko Haram: The Dilemma of Human Ignorance, Religion Fideism and Failure of Leadership

01-03-2012 | 10:57:34
By Adewale T Akande in Spain. Without mincing words, I am using this opportunity to console the souls of innocent citizens that lost their lives, commiserates ...

[BLOG] The new Africa Strategy 2012

01-03-2012 | 08:41:13
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus In Accra. It is about time representative African ambassadors across the world over would want to build on and strengthen their ...

[INTERVIEW] Bright Simons, founder of mPedigree, best IT & digital innovation in Ghana.

12-24-2011 | 07:14:26
This week Africa Business Communities speak to social entrepreneur Bright Simmons, founder of mPedigree, Ghana. An Ashoka fellow and founder of innovative ...