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[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Communicating the ECOWAS Message(3), or A Tale of WAMI's non-transparency?

05-02-2013 | 06:50:32
Only this week, I had a small encounter with the Tetteth-Quarshie-based ECOWAS agency mandated to work on West Africa's second currency, which will be ...

[BLOG] Consider Plastic for New Fuel

04-30-2013 | 12:00:59
According to the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo the energy value of non-recycled plastics is higher than normal coal and can be used ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Experts own their Industries by being Constant Producers

04-26-2013 | 08:56:41
- Are your mental factory-lights always blazing? There are strategic advantages to positioning yourself as an expert in your industry. It changes the ...

[BLOG] Dick Borsboom Column: Accelerating the success of your company

04-24-2013 | 12:04:44
A companies’ success is often founded on its market position, product or service they provide and a near perfect execution. The achieved market position ...

[BLOG] Let your site be one for sore eyes – Syncrony

04-24-2013 | 10:03:58
There are websites and there are websites… everyone knows that a web presence is non-negotiable in today’s market. But what separates sites? What are the ...

[INTERVIEW] CEO INTERVIEW: Joyce Aryee - former CEO, Ghana Chamber of Mines - investment opportunities for foreign investors

04-23-2013 | 08:41:57
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Joyce Rosalind Aryee, former CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines. She talks about the ...

[BLOG] How mobile devices are revolutionising SME operations

04-15-2013 | 06:21:11
Mobile phones are increasingly playing a larger role in the expansion of electronic commerce (e-commerce) in developing countries, helping to improve how ...

[BLOG] How Turkey is emerging as a development partner in Africa

04-11-2013 | 09:50:21
Turkey provides assistance for relief aid and reconstruction, but also works as a business partner and invests in youth educationTurkey has emerged as ...

[BLOG] Matters concerning health

04-08-2013 | 11:38:53
Health can be referred to as the condition of the body, especially concerning illness and disease. Therefore health problems in Sub-Saharan Africa relate ...

[BLOG] “Accidental ECOWAS/AU Citizen”: Why we might need a West African Economic Governance Architecture (2)

04-03-2013 | 10:17:26
Despite the dominance of ECOWAS in the sub-region, the irony is that it is the Mano River Union that was first established back in October 1973 in Malema, ...

[BLOG] VOICE OF BUSINESS: Brics a strong economic wind for SA's trade growth

04-02-2013 | 06:39:39
Aircraft from some of the world’s fastest-growing markets crowded Durban’s airspace this week for the 5th Brics Summit. They were all from countries with ...

[BLOG] Digital media: 4 routes to professional happiness

03-28-2013 | 08:57:28
A state of happiness is considered a vital part of ingredients that will guarantee equitable and balanced approach to economic growth. It can also promote ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: Changing the Game

03-28-2013 | 08:29:06
The point about “game changers” or “changing the game” is that it is an irreversible process. Mobile telephony is a game changer. The internet is a game ...

[BLOG] “Accidental ECOWAS/AU citizen”: Why we might need a West African Economic Governance Architecture

03-26-2013 | 13:11:30
Since the 1970s, West Africa has increasingly turned to regional integration as a tool for economic growth and development. Integration is now seen as ...

[BLOG] “Accidental ECOWAS and AU Citizen”: ECOWAS@38, and Prospects for a West African Economic Governance Architecture

03-20-2013 | 08:52:04
Long before the global financial crisis in 2008, African integration had been an important strategy by developing countries to face globalisation. The ...

[BLOG] A look at world water day..

03-19-2013 | 09:43:38
The World Water Day is held annually on March 22 to celebrate something that most of us take for granted. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific ...

[BLOG] Why Invest in Ghana

03-19-2013 | 08:51:38
The success of Ghana’s governance and development agenda is inextricably linked to the new Ghana’s ability to attract foreign investments. The new Ghana ...

[BLOG] Africa’s food markets could create one trillion dollar opportunity by 2030

03-19-2013 | 08:19:15
Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better ...

[BLOG] Setting up shop in Africa

03-14-2013 | 13:27:02
Tapping into the African markets is a dream for many Western companies. Confronted with the first adversities and listening to all the so common horror ...

[BLOG] My passion is Social Networking

03-14-2013 | 07:17:22
Everyone likes to have friends, but you have to admit that there are certain interests you or they have that neither is interested in. When this happens, ...