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2014 Tagged for Next Mozambique’s Licensing Round

12-02-2013 | 07:55:15
Mozambique is planning a new licensing round for 2014. Its fifth oil and gas round, for mainly offshore acreage, is just waiting for parliament to pass ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with CEO of Every1Mobile: impact of mobile tech on African youth

11-20-2013 | 12:56:13
Mobile technology is booming in Africa. According to GSMA, there are 475M mobile connections in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. Dominating the market in Africa ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: The Return of the Regulator

11-06-2013 | 11:41:12
Banking is said to be the most regulated industry on the planet. It would therefore make sense that Regulators were core to the development and progression ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Made In Africa Foundation: What Africa Can Be In The Next 50 Years

10-24-2013 | 14:39:58
Made in Africa was founded in 2011 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale infrastructure projects ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Made In Africa Foundation: What Africa Can Be In The Next 50 Years (2)

10-24-2013 | 14:39:58
Made in Africa was founded in 2011 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale infrastructure projects ...

[BLOG] Africa must benefit from its mineral resources

10-09-2013 | 14:01:57
Africa’s political economy is deeply ingrained with its history of the exploitation and (mis)management of its mineral and natural resources.More ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: From the Continental to the Regional, there is Hope of Africa’s Agricultural Integration! (All Hail ECOWAS new Food & Agricultural Agency!)(1)

10-02-2013 | 06:33:26
Back in 2012, I wrote a piece entitled “The AU as a Project in 'Human Endeavour and Continental Cooperation”. The major objective of the piece was to ...

[BLOG] Reverse exodus: Africa’s brain gain

09-30-2013 | 11:37:53
Femi Badeji left his native Nigeria nearly 20 years ago and moved to the United States. He earned an MBA at Wharton, one of the US’s top business schools, ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Paulo Daniel Ferreira: '... at this moment Africa is the big Pandora box in terms of economic growth and development'.

09-26-2013 | 13:45:11
ABC takes a step away from African businessmen and talks to foreigners that have found a 'business home' in Africa. Here's an interview with Brazilian/Portuguese, ...

[BLOG] Five Tactics for Building Strong Brands

09-18-2013 | 12:33:11
The word brand is tossed around the marketing world like a bottle opener at a tailgate party – everyone uses it, but no one really thinks about it. While ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Egunwale Damilare, MD, DHELC Consulting Ltd. shares his views on the Nigerian Market Situation

09-16-2013 | 14:05:56
Egunwale Damilare is a great believer in excellence in whatever one does and has shown this in the course of his career. He is a passionate thinker who ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Demola Akinbola, C.E.O, BrandStewards Consulting "..Nigeria is a typical haven for investors ..."

09-06-2013 | 10:18:24
BrandStewards is a Nigerian-based reputation and brand management consultancy firm that is committed to a research-driven, integrated and stakeholder-centric ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Jerry Igwilo: An exposé on starting a business in Nigeria

08-29-2013 | 12:01:33
As far as foreign investment in Africa goes, it is hard for one not to consider Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, as a target. But breaking in ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: Banking in the Dark

08-20-2013 | 13:47:17
In preparing a paper for a conference this week I finally captured the data required to prove a statement I have been making instinctively for years. “In ...

[BLOG] SA advertising is no longer limited to large corporates - small businesses meet creative freelancers

08-07-2013 | 07:01:56
With the prominent economic recessions, many companies have had to tighten the belt when it comes to marketing spend. One of the hardest hit entities are ...

[BLOG] Investing in Nutrition

07-30-2013 | 07:57:51
Africa is in need of critical investment in nutrition. It is said that every year 11% of GDP in Africa is lost to under-nutrition.There are affordable ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen Communicating the ECOWAS Message (4): A New Roadmap for the Ouedraogo Commission?

07-24-2013 | 12:14:29
For the third time since its inception in 1975, ECOWAS is undergoing institutional reform. The first was when it revised its treaty on 24 July, 1993; ...

[BLOG] Wireless Technology in Africa

07-24-2013 | 11:57:11
All my life, I have had great hopes that wireless technologies will be one of the critical ways of advancing the continent to a better status. To me be ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Expert Positioning – Develop a Story of Struggle

07-18-2013 | 13:02:43
When you are seen as an iconic industry expert, the business starts coming to you. One important aspect of your efforts to position yourself as iconic ...

[BLOG] Transport Investment a Must for Africa

07-17-2013 | 10:26:35
The 2013 Africa Transport and Infrastructure Show brought rail, road, shipping and air experts together, to discuss ways of boosting the transport sector ...