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[BLOG] Africa: A Land of Opportunity for U.S. Business

08-11-2014 | 17:46:30
  By Thomas J. Donohue The United States is wisely pursuing trade and investment opportunities around the world and formalizing lucrative partnerships ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC’s Exclusive Interview with Brian Reffell, Director of Southern Africa Compliance Awards

08-11-2014 | 11:47:24
Africa Business Communities brings you an interview with Brian Refell, Awards Director of Southern Africa Compliance Awards.  Brian throws more light ...

[BLOG] Crowd-funding: the quiet revolution for financing projects in Africa

08-04-2014 | 11:15:54
By Douglas Oppong “Praise the Lord!” blurted the preacher. “Hallelujah!” was the loud response from the congregation. “As the Lord says, give and it shall ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC sits down with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of WOYEN

07-31-2014 | 13:39:24
ABC brings you an exclusive interview with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Network, (WOYEN). Ahead of the up-coming ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC's Interview with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Network

07-31-2014 | 12:17:43
  ABC brings you an exclusive interview with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Network, (WOYEN). Ahead of the up-coming ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC sits down with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Network

07-31-2014 | 11:19:09
ABC brings you an exclusive interview with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Network, (WOYEN). Ahead of their up-coming ...

[BLOG] Why Marketing Strategies of Foreign Multinational Brands Fail in Ghana

07-29-2014 | 11:07:09
In recent years, Ghana has become the beckoning land of opportunity with scores of international companies trying to break into the Ghanaian market. As ...

[BLOG] 10 reasons to invest in Africa

07-21-2014 | 11:16:46
By Douglas Oppong. Many phrases have been coined to describe the direction Africa as a continent is heading in the 21st Century. Although conflicts and ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Mark Afolabi, founder of WhiteSpaces

07-14-2014 | 10:43:04
ABC brings to you an exclusive interview with Mark Afolabi, founder of WhiteSpaces, rural Nigeria’s answer to accessible internet broadband? Let’s find ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC brings an exclusive interview with Mark Afolabi, founder of WhiteSpaces

07-14-2014 | 10:26:28
ABC brings to you an exclusive interview with Mark Afolabi, founder of WhiteSpaces, rural Nigeria’s answer to accessible internet broadband? Let’s find ...

[BLOG] Netherlands-African Business Council NABC teams up with Africa Business Communities

07-14-2014 | 07:13:58
By Bob Van Der Bijl. Africa is big! How to find a suitable business partner or a good client in all these different countries that are almost all on a ...

[BLOG] Africa: Four Reasons Skilled Workers Leave - and How to Keep Them

07-10-2014 | 12:08:03
Flexible immigration procedures are essential for skilled workers to move easily between countries and businesses. However, all around the world, there's ...

[BLOG] South Africa: The Economics of Illegal Mining

07-03-2014 | 10:23:50
On 22 June, four suspected illegal miners were found dead with gunshot wounds to the head at a gold mine near Johannesburg. Earlier this year, a rescue ...

[BLOG] Tunisia should look to sub-Saharan Africa to expand growth

06-30-2014 | 15:56:31
Since the eruption of the revolution, Tunisia has suffered from several economic difficulties that have been aggravated due to rising inflation, lack of ...

[BLOG] Big vs. small firms: one size does not fit all

06-25-2014 | 10:59:22
Is bigger always better? Economists have long debated what size firms are more likely to drive business expansion and job creation. In industrial countries ...

[BLOG] Islamic banking: A partnership made in heaven?

06-24-2014 | 12:52:38
Judging by some recent developments, the Islamic finance industry continues to gain traction in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with the major boost coming ...

Blue Skies turns to Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire for raw materials

06-23-2014 | 10:06:03
A significant drop in the supply of fruits and vegetables in Ghana is compelling Blue Skies Products Ghana, a fruit processing company, to source the commodities ...

Tanzania:Mining companies open for 'reconciliatory' talks wtih gov't

06-19-2014 | 09:41:26
Mining companies are seeking urgent audience with the government to discuss stalled exploration work and new projects due to the prevailing hostile environment.Tanzania ...

[BLOG] Talking in conspiracies might be fun, but could have serious consequences

06-18-2014 | 10:21:34
By Arjen Westra in Nairobi, Kenya.  Conspiracy number one (1)Kenya’s president blames the opposition for the recent attacks at the coast saying that the ...

Chevron announces sale of interests in Chad and Cameroon

06-16-2014 | 13:24:03
Chevron Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, Chevron Global Energy Inc., has sold its 25 percent non-operated interest in a producing oil concession ...