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[BLOG] Social Media School: Empowerment And Politics

02-08-2012 | 06:53:09
So during this little hiatus I have been thinking about the teaching of Social Media for professional purposes- which was my last job and might become ...

[BLOG] How to enhance brand engagement with brand platform

02-07-2012 | 12:28:29
Brand’s performance and wellbeing is tied to several factors. One of such and very critical foundation is the Brand platform. Brand platform helps brand ...

[BLOG] Lessons from a CEO in Africa’s ICT Sector

02-06-2012 | 11:45:02
As Africa transforms, one of the major industries that will lead the way is information communications technology (ICT).  According to Brian Herlihy, ...

[BLOG] Is competition good for marketing?

02-06-2012 | 11:33:04
“Competition is good” is a notion that the majority of people believe in. They think that competition brings about creativity, innovation and better ...

[BLOG] African Entrepreneurs need the helping professions

02-06-2012 | 11:24:34
Coaching and mentoring are fast becoming essential aspects of modern managerial practice. Surround yourself with experts and mentors in various fields ...

[BLOG] Africa's rise and how it's Time to Project AU Power!

02-02-2012 | 12:12:46
If there were ever a greatest exponent of serendipity, it must have been when I found myself in the home of the African Union in March 2011. Unbeknownst ...

[INTERVIEW] Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) opening Africa up more seriously to ICT

01-31-2012 | 07:07:31
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO). He ...

[BLOG] Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) opening Africa up more seriously to ICT

01-31-2012 | 07:07:00
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO). He talks ...

[BLOG] If I were to be the new Inspector-General of the Nigerian Police Force

01-31-2012 | 06:55:34
First of all, I will thank the almighty God for helping me to reach the highest level of my career and also thank the Presidency and the entire Nigerians ...

[BLOG] Achieving food availability

01-30-2012 | 12:49:10
It is common knowledge that food security is directly linked to climatic conditions and the environmental conditions in general. The prevailing negative ...

[BLOG] Questions….

01-25-2012 | 06:00:59
What, where, when, why, who….thus we begin a question. Questioning is very basic to the human enquiring human mind.It helps to understand the world around ...

[BLOG] How to develop strategy that guarantees victory in crisis

01-24-2012 | 09:55:53
Every brand will encounter crisis in its lifetime. No brand is immune from crisis. There are varied degrees of crises. Some are known, based on associated ...

[BLOG] Why tourist are the darlings of Africa’s kleptocrats today

01-24-2012 | 07:00:37
We have a new question for Africa watchers: If you are a rebel or bandit, is it riskier to kidnap (a) an aid worker, (b) a tourist, or (c) a “native”?The ...

[BLOG] Talking Internet Cafe's..

01-23-2012 | 11:57:01
As the Internet spins a web of interconnectivity around the globe, as it grows literally by the hour, Africa is struggling, not to catch up but to keep ...

[BLOG] Reframing Global Risk in Favor of Business and Investment in Africa

01-23-2012 | 08:10:58
We are living in a world that is changing very quickly. The breakdown of socialism and planned economies in Eastern Europe has dramatically transformed ...

[INTERVIEW] Jenny Reid - The Orange - constantly looking for new and innovative ways to ensure companies maintain true value in their organisation.

01-23-2012 | 07:35:14
This week Africa Business Communities meet with Jenny Reid, Director – iFacts Limited trading as The Orange, on comprehensive employee solutions to companies ...

[BLOG] Shaping Value to Enter Emerging Markets Like Africa

01-23-2012 | 05:34:11
In Redefining Business in the New Africa, I shared about leveraging trust networks to do business in Africa, offering a straight-forward framework. But, ...

[BLOG] World Economy: Entering the Gates of Hell

01-18-2012 | 14:16:48
A year ago, writing about prospects for 2011, I said “I fear shades of Dante’s Divine Comedy; in that in order to hopefully eventually find the Beatrice ...

[BLOG] Brand communication: When trust is violated

01-18-2012 | 13:11:02
Trust is a social capital. Often it may be stronger in weight than any other factors which dictate brand’s well-being. Someone has noted ‘we may not ...

[BLOG] The Diaspora community provides incredible opportunities.

01-17-2012 | 14:16:31
The importance of the Diaspora in Development cannot be emphasized enough. The international community, the international development institutions and ...