Features

Investing in science and research has massive benefits for Africa’s economy - AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina

06-20-2016 | 10:21:00
The Bank’s President Akinwumi Adesina was speaking at the 7th Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), where he was awarded the FARA Leadership Prize for advancing agricultural science, technology and innovation in Africa.

[Live Webinar] Become an expert in Communications at the multicultural Yasar University, June 30

06-19-2016 | 19:40:00
The Yasar University in Izmir, Turkey invites you to join a free live webinar in which you get to learn about their different Degree programmes.

Kevin Avila: The Importance of Telemedicine through Satellite in Africa (Part 1): South Africa and Uganda

06-13-2016 | 10:54:00
Telemedicine offers a new hope for medical patients in Africa. One of the biggest healthcare issues in Africa today is the poor level of medical services in the rural and remote regions.

[Interview] Bob van der Bijl, Managing Director, Kibo Africa, Kenya

06-09-2016 | 07:51:00
Dutch businessman, Bob van der Bijl is Managing Director of Kibo Africa, the automotive company responsible for the first locally manufactured motorcycle in Kenya, particularly adapted for the African terrain. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Building a Winning Team

06-09-2016 | 07:43:00
In a team, being smart does not mean being the most intelligent, but having simple, common-sense about people and situations.

Chioma Nnani: Sycophancy in Business

06-07-2016 | 10:59:00
A business-owner takes the time to create job descriptions and specifications, then recruits staff only to surround themselves with sycophants whose strength is eye-service.

[Interview] Naomi Njoroge, Managing Director, Aidem Business Solutions, Kenya

06-03-2016 | 09:42:33
Africa Business Communities sits with Naomi Njoroge, the Managing Director of Aidem Business Solutions (ABS), a marketing, event management and organization company. Read all about ABS’s unique focus, what keeps it on it toes and of course, its challenges; not forgetting the impact of modern technology in organizing conferences.

Kevin Avila: 6 IoT Applications that Improved Lives in Africa – A Story of 6 Countries

06-02-2016 | 10:30:00
The last seven years have seen a rise in activities geared towards IoT across the globe among technology practitioners, private businesses and education institutions. In 2013, it was estimated that there were about 80 things being connected to the internet per second.

Motola Oyebanjo: Innovation? What a Terrible Idea!

05-31-2016 | 10:36:00
May is Innovation Month here at Union Bank as we think up great ideas via our Ideas Bank to create new products and improve our processes, so we can give more value to our customers.

Call Centre Conference Africa | Nairobi, 29-31 August 2016

05-31-2016 | 09:50:00
The call centre industry throughout Africa is growing faster than in any other region of the world.

[Interview] Mitchell Prather, Managing Director, Djembe Communications

05-31-2016 | 08:57:00
In this exclusive interview with Africa Business Communities, Mitchell Prather, Managing Director of Djembe Communications speaks on how he made it in the Public Relations industry and shares an insight on how technology as become a part of Public Relations.

[Interview] Lukas Reichmuth, Founder, Swisatec, South Africa

05-30-2016 | 14:14:00
Founder and Director of Swisatec, a property development and management company, Mr. Lukas Reichmuth throws more light on the state of the real estate sector in Africa and introduces Swisatec’s latest concept.

Boma Braide: Is Entrepreneurship the answer to low-paying jobs?

05-30-2016 | 11:17:00
I have been asking this question since the new change agents came on board in the running of affairs of Nigeria. Right now, everything is on the rise.

Africa’s CEOs look to innovation and technology to stimulate growth in uncertain global economic environment

05-23-2016 | 09:11:00
After more than a decade of urbanisation, Africa is poised for a digital revolution. Increasingly, organisations are using technology to challenge business models and disrupt competitors in markets.

[Interview] Georgina Fihosy, Founder, Special Touch Designs, UK

05-17-2016 | 07:54:00
British-Born Nigerian Georgina Fihosy is a UK certified pharmacist, founder and editor of lifestyle blog ThatHealthyFeeling.co.uk, and the creative entrepreneur behind the African inspired greeting cards company, Special Touch Designs. Her interview with Africa Business Communities:

Banking security in Africa reaching a tipping point - Schalk Nolte, CEO, Entersekt

05-16-2016 | 09:17:00
Entersekt CEO, Schalk Nolte, looks at the growing security risks for banks and financial institutions in Africa and explains why complacency is no longer an option.

"Africa is on the right path" - Elumelu, Adesina, Graca Machel

05-16-2016 | 07:09:00
So say the co-chairs at the recently concluded World Economic Forum on Africa which was held in Kigali, Rwanda from May 11th -13th, 2016.

The Netherlands African Business Council NABC launches Communication Center

05-13-2016 | 10:57:00
The Netherlands African Business Council (NABC) has launched its new Communication Center. The Center will provide its 410 members with an affordable way to send press releases to over 7000 journalists across Africa

eLearning Africa: Sharing infrastructure must be top priority

05-13-2016 | 07:57:00
The African Union’s Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, HE Mrs Elham Mahmood Ahmed Ibrahim, will tell participants at this year’s eLearning Africa conference that sharing infrastructure must be a top priority for African governments.

Adedunmade Onibokun: A call for corporate governance in Nigeria’s public sector

05-12-2016 | 10:45:00
The Nigerian public sector is generally admitted by Nigerians themselves as definitely not functioning at optimum capacity; there are various lapses by government agencies which contribute to poor governance and, in extension, underdevelopment.