Features

Simon Dornoo: “GCB, most profitable bank in Ghana for two years in a row”

12-02-2014 | 19:45:00
Mr. Simon Dornoo, Managing Director, GCB Bank, was very pleased to say: ”Investors in African capital markets across the world acknowledge our transformation programme and have voted GCB the best performing banking stock in Africa in 2010 and 2013, and this bodes well for our future...”

[BLOG] Why Fast Food Brands In Africa Need To Consider Franchising

10-07-2014 | 09:37:00
By:Goodman AMC When most people think of a franchise, the first names that are mentioned have to do fast foods. Food related franchises are certainly ...

[Blog] Rens Plandsoen - Have you heard about Destiny?

09-30-2014 | 10:15:00
Most likely: you haven’t. In case you do know this new game, you’re prone to have boys aged 13 to 16 years old.   Destiny is a traditional first-person ...

[BLOG] ICT: The Key To Africa’s Development And Business Growth

09-30-2014 | 08:10:24
By: Joel Savage Gone are the days when due to lack of birth of modern technology, global businesses encounter impediments, today Internet Global System ...

LG appoints new MD for Kenya

09-29-2014 | 09:16:32
LG has appointed South Korean national Tae-Ick Son as MD for Kenya. Son will also be in charge of LG's East and Central Africa business. He was a global ...

[BLOG] 12 Steps To Supercharge Your B2B Digital Marketing

09-23-2014 | 11:06:00
By David Graham If you are planning on getting serious about business-to-business (B2B) digital marketing to achieve your marketing and business goals, ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC Exclusive Interview With Chris Maroleng, Executive For Corporate Affairs, MTN Group

09-23-2014 | 10:50:34
ABC meets Chris Maroleng, Executive for Corporate Affairs, MTN Group where we delve into matters concerning Africa’s telecom industry. 1. What is your ...

[BLOG] Growing population makes Africa a key market

09-23-2014 | 10:44:42
By Sarah Parkin Africa has seen its population grow, making it even more attractive as a market for businesses. In recent years Africa has seen an ...

Nigeria microfinance: USD 5 million line of credit to benefit 1,500 entrepreneurs and create 2,500 new jobs

09-23-2014 | 08:47:25
The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window approved on September 18, 2014 a USD 5 million line ...

First Bank’s business model has repositioned it for growth

09-15-2014 | 08:45:25
Dr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan is the Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer, First Bank Nigeria Limited. He was appointed to the Board in 2014 as Chief ...

[BLOG] Top 10 risks worth considering when expanding into Africa

09-08-2014 | 10:53:08
By ContinuitySA Africa’s emergence as a growth area is attracting interest from businesses all around the globe. South African businesses are showing ...

[BLOG] Africa’s Infrastructure Hype: Recommendations

09-01-2014 | 10:55:38
By Anzetse Were I have discussed the opportunities and risks that Africa faces in what will inevitably be significant and targeted investment in infrastructure ...

[BLOG] 5 reasons why email is still a great B2B marketing tool

09-01-2014 | 08:16:40
By David Graham The glory days of outbound marketing are slowly drawing to a close, and are being replaced with a new form of marketing called inbound ...

[BLOG] The impact of Movitel on ICT in Mozambique

08-25-2014 | 11:10:16
By Nguyen Thai Khang Arriving in Mozambique when the telecom infrastructure was very limited and only 35% of the population was accessible to the telecommunication ...

New and reduced mortgage rates

08-18-2014 | 11:50:52
Barclays has launched a new and reduced mortgage rates by up to 0.20 per cent age points for high LTV (Loan to Value), which will support first time buyers ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC exclusive interview with Akua Nyame-Mensah, Managing Director of Lamudi Ghana

08-18-2014 | 10:11:57
ABC meets Akua Nyame-Mensah, Managing Director of Lamudi.com.gh, where we enter the world of real estate and online marketing   Tell us a bit about ...

[BLOG] Africa: A Land of Opportunity for U.S. Business

08-11-2014 | 15:46:30
  By Thomas J. Donohue The United States is wisely pursuing trade and investment opportunities around the world and formalizing lucrative partnerships ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC’s Exclusive Interview with Brian Reffell, Director of Southern Africa Compliance Awards

08-11-2014 | 09:47:24
Africa Business Communities brings you an interview with Brian Refell, Awards Director of Southern Africa Compliance Awards.  Brian throws more light ...

[BLOG] Crowd-funding: the quiet revolution for financing projects in Africa

08-04-2014 | 09:15:54
By Douglas Oppong “Praise the Lord!” blurted the preacher. “Hallelujah!” was the loud response from the congregation. “As the Lord says, give and it shall ...

[INTERVIEW] ABC sits down with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of WOYEN

07-31-2014 | 11:39:24
ABC brings you an exclusive interview with Railu Ladidi Mustapha-Tiamiyu, founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Network, (WOYEN). Ahead of the up-coming ...