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[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 ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen Troubles in the West Africa Gas Pipeline: Trouble in West African cooperation?(2)

07-15-2013 | 06:44:59
For almost a second, it seemed like Ghana was going to have to battle out over the regional cooperation project we have come to know, love, and hate as ...

[BLOG] Venturing into the Dark Continent: How to approach the big move

07-10-2013 | 14:53:38
By Richard Lee Nash, Frost & Sullivan’s Consulting Manager for Growth Implementation Solutions in Africa Introduction The African growth miracle ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Richard Nash, Consulting Manager, Frost & Sullivan, South Africa

07-10-2013 | 14:45:14
Africa Business Communities is pleased to present an interview with Richard Nash, Consulting Manager at Frost & Sullivan, Cape Town, South Africa. Please ...

[BLOG] My say on President Obama's Africa visit

07-02-2013 | 12:02:15
Some key issues in the U.S. policy towards Africa includes supporting open and democratic governance and increasing access to quality healthcare and education.  ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: It Takes More Than Knowledge to Become Iconic

06-28-2013 | 12:33:43
Why you Should Play the Game of Perceptions All across the world, the middle classes are taught that a university degree is the be-all and end-all. Yet ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Experts Own a Niche - Are you aiming so broadly that you’re hitting nothing?

06-21-2013 | 12:50:10
‘Be the Best at What Matters Most.’ That’s the title of US guru and speaker Joe Callaway’s new book, and it’s good advice. Other business leaders cite ...

[BLOG] Improving Ghana’s Business Climate

06-18-2013 | 06:24:57
International press coverage tends to overemphasize the positives and downplay the real challenges Ghanaian entrepreneurs face. When I moved back home ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: Protection Money

06-13-2013 | 11:49:56
Probably the most misunderstood companies (from a consumer point of view) must be Visa and MasterCard. We all know of the companies and most of us carry ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Adenekan Adewumni, Lead Business Coach and Managing Partner of Standard Keep Services, Nigeria

06-05-2013 | 11:37:13
Africa Business Communities brings this interview with professional coaching and training expert from Nigeria, 'Nekan Adewunmi. Please introduce yourself ...

[BLOG] Microinsurance in Africa

06-03-2013 | 10:50:11
Microinsurance products cover risks in the areas of life, health, disability, agriculture and property. In spite of many challenges, microinsurance schemes ...

[INTERVIEW] MTN deploys high speed LTE technology

06-03-2013 | 06:59:15
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Ernst Fonternel, MTN Chief Marketing Officer, to throws more light about the product ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview: African Alliance introduces products for local and international investors

05-28-2013 | 09:13:35
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Ms. Lilian Kagame Uwera, Portfolio Manager and Doreen Mugisha, Head of Client Servicing, ...

[BLOG] Happy Birthday, AU@50 : Time to Project Africa's Power!

05-22-2013 | 06:44:59
The AU celebrates its golden jubilee this week. Despite this momentous occasion, the Ghanaian media has spent scant time informing about—never mind reporting ...

[BLOG] Social Media: Our world in Africa

05-20-2013 | 08:20:37
There is no way one can have a conversation that doesn’t touch on the world of social media. Now Africa is experiencing more and cheaper bandwidth, combined ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: The GIABA Meeting should remind Ghana to support ratification of 2005 protocol establishing Criminal Investigative Intelligence Bureau for W/A

05-15-2013 | 08:54:32
In February 2013. I wrote a piece entitled “Where is the ECOWAS Sahel Strategy to Secure & Protect West Africa from Criminals? In October 2012, I penned ...

[BLOG] Investing in Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa

05-13-2013 | 08:56:17
Global leaders are struggling with continuing financial turmoil, rising unemployment and increasing social tension.Grave as they are, these problems must ...

[BLOG] World Economic Forum – Africa: There are lots of serious people on the lookout for the next big idea or opportunity

05-09-2013 | 08:18:26
Yesterday evening, the annual World Economic Forum – Africa meeting took off in Cape Town. Hundreds of business leaders from Africa, other Western nations ...

[BLOG] We Need to Do Everything we can do to Promote Alternative Energy

05-06-2013 | 12:48:16
Not exactly. It's certainly clear that fossil fuels are mangling the climate and that the status quo is unsustainable. There is now a broad scientific ...