Features

[Interview] Kyle Moss, Government Affairs Program Manager, Qualcomm Wireless Reach

08-21-2017 | 12:03:00
Kyle Moss serves as a government affairs program manager and head of global entrepreneurship for Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Based in San Diego, Moss designs, implements, and manages social impact programs throughout Africa, Asia, and the US.

Transport projects financed by the AfDB between 1967 and 2017 have benefited 450 million Africans

08-18-2017 | 15:20:07
Over its 50-year history, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has financed over 450 transport projects, changing the lives of close to 450 million people across Africa.

[Startup Interview] Hope Okoronkwo, Founder, L’insoumis Ghana Ltd

08-18-2017 | 09:11:00
Africa Business Communities interviews Hope Okoronkwo, the founder and CEO of L’insoumis Ghana Ltd. The startup has cut a niche in the menswear business targeting executives.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Keeping the African flower more competitive in the wake of climate change

08-18-2017 | 08:59:00
African countries notably Kenya and Ethiopia continue to feature prominently in the global flower industry with the sector being on a meteoric rise flower industry has been on a meteoric rise, both in production and exports.

[Free Webinar] Utilizing dynamic partnerships to ignite innovation in Africa

08-17-2017 | 08:02:00
This webinar addresses how Qualcomm® empowers stakeholders and innovators through access to multinational resources.

[Startup Interview] Axel Peyriere, Co-Founder, AfricarGroup

08-15-2017 | 12:58:00
Axel Peyriere is co-founder of the number one car classifieds websites in Africa, the AfricarGroup, which covers 22 countries and translated into 10 local dialects of the continent. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Government economic policy must be clearly articulated for it to be effective

08-14-2017 | 16:26:09
The competitiveness and profitability of any business is hugely impacted by changes in market regulations and government policies

[Column] Lischa Gerstle: Foreign lenders should be aware of credit and loan requirements in South Africa

08-09-2017 | 10:39:00
When a foreign lender advances a loan to a South African borrower (or its group members), the South African Exchange Control Regulations, the National Credit Act and the financial assistance section of the Companies Act are of key relevance.

[Startup Interview] Brenda Achere, Chief Engagement Officer, Africa, MEDxCare

08-07-2017 | 13:31:00
Brenda Achere is Engagement Manager for Africa at MEDx eHealthCenter, a digital health solution headquartered in The Netherlands.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Why African passport makes great business and economic sense

08-03-2017 | 13:31:19
The decision by the African Union to introduce an African passport and abolish visa requirements for all African citizens is the most transformative and historic attempt the continent has ever made in opening up its borders to its people

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Online Education - Linking up Africa with some of the best colleges in the world

08-03-2017 | 12:08:00
Bill Gates wrote in his 2015 letter to his foundation that soon, world class education will just be several computer taps away, regardless of where anyone lives.

[Startup Interview] Nena Okeke, Founder, Tai-tas Insperasa, Nigeria

08-02-2017 | 14:13:00
Nena Okeke is synonymous with resilience and diversity. Having set up her startup in 2008, it took her six years to see it finally up and running.

[Column] Logan Fransman: Transportation and Logistics essential to achieving NDP 5 goals of Namibia

08-01-2017 | 13:40:00
As Director of Namibian German Centre for Logistics (NGCL) here in Namibia, I am tasked with promoting and highlighting the Importance of our sector.

[Column] Ehiedu Iweriebor: Nigerian Economic Recovery through Industrialization and Diversification by Public and Private Sector Synergy

08-01-2017 | 11:14:00
The current economic crisis and recession in Nigeria has brought to the fore what is already known: that the existent Nigerian national economy is not organized for internal self-propulsion and autonomous economic and business activities.

[Column] Flora Mutahi: What does a declining retail sector spell out for our country?

07-31-2017 | 12:10:52
I am not certain that we, as a nation, have fully grasped the extent to which a declining retail sector can negatively impact our entire economy.

[Interview] Michael O’Brien-Onyeka, Senior VP, Conservation International Organization, Kenya

07-31-2017 | 11:19:00
British-Nigerian Michael O’Brien-Onyeka is Senior Vice President, Africa, of Conservation International, a non-governmental conservation and sustainable development organization.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Africa’s economic stardom is pegged on value addition

07-27-2017 | 13:24:00
In one of the most historic payouts in the history of Kenyan agriculture, tea farmers last year received Sh61.99 billion, about $597 million, in what was attributed to a favourable demand for the leaf at the international markets and good climate.

[Startup Interview] Damian Avar, Founder, DoctorsHub, Nigeria

07-25-2017 | 13:11:00
Damian Avar is a medical doctor, social entrepreneur and health business consultant. He founded DoctorsHub Nigeria, a digital-based, simplfied platform to access medical consultation for Nigerians.

[Startup Interview] Ebenezer Adjei, Founder, Unicorn Microsystems Limited, Ghana

07-25-2017 | 10:52:00
Unicorn Microsystem Limited, a Ghana based IT start up has since its inception three years ago been on an overdrive to tap into the growing IT needs of a burgeoning SME clientele.

[Column] Kamal Mokrani: Connecting an unconnected Africa with wireless technology

07-24-2017 | 11:46:00
Africa’s diversity encompasses more than its landscape, it includes the political, economic, social, technological and environmental outlook, with each country and region having its own set of unique challenges and advantages.