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Ghana: BoG eases forex control

06-13-2014 | 13:56:23
The Bank of Ghana(BoG) has dropped some measures  on  foreign exchange which will allow withdrawals from up to US$10,000 henceforth. These measures were ...

[BLOG] Questioning Africa’s growth: Achieving Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development

06-13-2014 | 11:22:30
In Africa, we have experienced one of the best economic growth rates since the late 1990’s and into the twenty-first century. This growth story is not ...

[BLOG] Solar power: the light of Africa

06-11-2014 | 11:17:53
Africa has for decades been struggling to ensure that every homestead is connected with electricity. Due to lack of enough energy, the region has been ...

[BLOG] Africa: Minerals for Manufacturing - Towards a Bolder China Strategy

06-04-2014 | 16:33:51
Alongside its rise as a dynamic global economy, China has become a key partner to sub-Saharan Africa. An emerging pattern in China's growing share of ...

[BLOG] Engaging your customers with quality content

05-28-2014 | 13:50:41
Content is paramount when it comes to engaging your customers online. You cannot have a great online presence without sharing quality content. Your content ...

[BLOG] Customer experience management: Can you trust what post-call surveys are telling you?

05-27-2014 | 15:28:23
Post-call surveys are an essential part of the call centre manager’s toolkit -- but, asks Bruce von Maltitz of 1Stream, can companies trust what the surveys ...

Nigeria: Broadcast stations to go digital by December 2014 – NBC

05-23-2014 | 17:30:34
The Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr Emeka Mba, on Thursday said that all broadcast stations in Nigeria must go digital ...

[BLOG] Save money buying online

05-21-2014 | 17:46:26
Shopping online is the most convenient and cost-efficient way to purchase anything. It allows you to find anything you want all in the same place. Usually, ...

[BLOG] The invisible consequences of terror

05-21-2014 | 17:44:10
By Arjen Westra in Nairobi, Kenya. Since the Westgate attacks, Kenya has been hit by 14 terror attacks, leaving tens of Kenyan people dead and even more ...

[BLOG] Measuring for Success in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

05-21-2014 | 17:25:36
There is no other continent on the planet that has more at stake in the post 2015 development agenda discussions than Africa.Africa is largely seen as ...

CAL Bank to focus on energy, telecoms

05-20-2014 | 17:38:29
CAL Bank says it will focus its energies on financing deals in the energy, oil and gas and telecom sectors of the economy this year, as it gets more cautious ...

Kofi Annan Slams Corrupt & Foreign Investors

05-13-2014 | 16:09:14
Former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan, has castigated corrupt officials and foreign investors for contributing to holding back the development ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Mr. Charles Mudiwa, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Zambia

03-12-2014 | 11:47:49
Exclusive interview with Mr. Charles Mudiwa, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Zambia, the platinum sponsor at the upcoming Agritech Expo in Chisamba in ...

[BLOG] African Telecoms: Much more to do to reach the masses

02-19-2014 | 13:56:13
High-speed internet for corporate clients is the big opportunity this year, but to extend mobile penetration to first-timers, prices will have to fall.As ...

[BLOG] Understand Africa’s uniqueness and be rewarded in 2014

01-30-2014 | 15:44:08
The investment prospects for Africa as a whole are exciting and offer the potential to provide great long-term returns, according to Josef Odili, head ...

[BLOG] Banking the Unbanked

01-13-2014 | 17:37:15
The bottom line for bankers is in the customer base. The more customer base you have the more customer deposits you will get, which means cheaper funds ...

[BLOG] A ‘Marshall Plan’ for Africa’s employment challenge

01-06-2014 | 16:58:02
To Africa’s many challenges, add one more: unemployment.Unemployment, independent of any other factor, threatens to derail the economic promise that Africa ...

[BLOG] Ghana, making the best of AGOA

12-17-2013 | 17:12:24
One of my favourite African proverbs is a Nigerian one which translates as, 'If you stand in the rain weeping, nobody will see your tears.' It seems ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Ola Belgore of Meristem Securities Ltd. sees an even better future for the Nigerian economy - '...government has no business in business".

12-16-2013 | 13:58:34
ABC interviews group business development head of Meristem Securities Limited of Nigeria, Mr. Ola Belgore (left), on the business climate of Nigeria. Please ...

[BLOG] Nigeria’s unending Gas Dilemma

12-10-2013 | 11:46:29
Nigeria has enormous gas resources. The official estimates of the country’sojo natural gas reserves is in the region of 187 trillion cubic feet (TCF). ...