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[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Wanted: an ECOWAS Sahel Strategy to Secure & Protect West Africa from Criminals

02-06-2013 | 09:36:20
In October 2012, I wrote a piece entitled “Mission: ECOWAS has a responsibility to protect West Africa from Criminals.” It summarized and reprised arguments ...

[INTERVIEW] National Petroleum Authority -"Regulate, Oversee And Monitor The Petroleum Downstream Industry In Ghana"

02-05-2013 | 09:01:06
Africa Business Communities brings you an FAQs about the National Petroleum Authority of Ghana.  This publication brings to light the Objects & Functions ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Becoming an industry icon - Why you should position yourself as an expert

02-04-2013 | 14:17:49
Over time, their voices become familiar. When we discuss an industry, their faces float to mind. Without having to think about it, we tag their names to ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Douglas Kruger: South-African professional speaker and author

02-04-2013 | 13:58:13
Please introduce yourself to us. I am a professional speaker and author based in Johannesburg, and the only 5x winner of the Southern African Championships ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Mali's Blowback and Implications for CENSAD integration

01-30-2013 | 09:09:49
It is 2033, and the establishment of an African Union Authority (as prescribed at AU meetings back in the early part of the naughties) is a year from being ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview: EAHIC:MediPharm is a pioneering event in Europe at the forefront of investing in the African pharmaceutical sector

01-30-2013 | 08:12:43
EAHIC:MediPharm 2013 brings the opportunity for companies to reach a wide audience of potential business partners, investors and sector specialists in ...

[BLOG] Changing climate for investment in Africa

01-28-2013 | 07:08:47
A concerted effort to merge the twin approaches of aid and trade is essential if the continent is to harness its economic potentialBeneath the snowy peak ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: A Formula for Financial Technology Efficiency using Demographics

01-25-2013 | 13:17:31
According to the World Bank, most areas of the planet are highly urbanised with urbanisation rates generally close to 90%. There are two exceptions - Sub-Saharan ...

[BLOG] How internal communication can be enhanced with Social Media

01-22-2013 | 11:43:43
Effective internal communication strengthens employee communication and engagement.  More than ever before, effective internal communication breeds internal ...

[BLOG] #Online #trading...#how #can #you #go #about it? #africabusinesscommunities.com/index.php/rss-

01-22-2013 | 11:41:09
Effective internal communication strengthens employee communication and engagement.  More than ever before, effective internal communication breeds internal ...

[BLOG] Online trading...how can you go about it?

01-22-2013 | 11:20:11
It is true that online trading isn't a well-known product in Africa, but how do we go about it?Trading stocks online can give you a chance to access even ...

[BLOG] Dick Borsboom Column: Value creation and value capturing in Africa

01-21-2013 | 12:33:25
I am relatively new to Africa. In 2012, I was offered the great opportunity to join a leading manufacturing group in Nigeria with impressive expansion ...

[INTERVIEW] Dick Borsboom, Regional CFO, Dangote Industries - "the African market outperformed mature markets in 2012 by a fair margin".

01-21-2013 | 12:27:53
Please introduce yourself to us - your company and your position there. My name is Dick Borsboom, Dutch national, worked and traveled all over the world. ...

[BLOG] Telecom investments point to a better 2013

01-08-2013 | 05:52:27
The telecom industry has witnessed tremendous growth with the number of mobile phone subscribers, growing year-on-year.Returns on investments are also ...

[INTERVIEW] Q&A With Khaled Hegazy Egypt Vodafone’s director of external communications

01-07-2013 | 08:04:47
Mr. Khaled Hegazy is the External Affairs Director for Vodafone Egypt, the leading telecommunications company and one of the largest companies in the Middle ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Barry Coetzee, CEO, Iveri Payment Technologies, South Africa

12-21-2012 | 14:41:25
iVeri Payment Technologies is a South African, private-owned company that creates technology for financial institutions and businesses to facilitate multiple-channel ...

[BLOG] Brand Positioning: Factors that will count 1n 2013

12-19-2012 | 12:08:51
As we move towards the end of 2012 and are fast approaching a new year, it is time to take stock and  properly evaluate brands’ action and inaction that ...

[BLOG] The aviation industry must plan

12-18-2012 | 12:27:04
Air travel in Africa is one of the fastest growing businesses in Africa today. This therefore suggests that there is need for other industry stakeholders ...

[BLOG] Accidental ECOWAS and AU citizen: Can the European Union (&EEAS) Overcome EU27's Nationalism?

12-12-2012 | 08:44:35
Emmanuel is unable to bring a topical piece. He brings you an old article written around the time when discussions abounded about the EU’s new European ...

[INTERVIEW] How tea project is transforming Kanungu

12-10-2012 | 09:05:05
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with James Garuga Musinguzi, one of the most successful farmers in Kanungu district in ...