Features

African leaders urge passage of Electrify Africa Act

01-29-2016 | 11:24:00
A wide range of energy sources exist on the continent. Yet, more than 600 million Africans lack access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services.

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: The Fine Balance between a Business Partner and a Human Partner – The HR Choice

01-28-2016 | 10:00:00
The expressions “Strategic Business Partner, metrics, analytics, round table, etc” have taken over the HR world. HR has been threatened with extinction if the aforementioned expressions are not brought to life.

[Interview] Yannick Lefang, Founder, SOKO Insight, Canada

01-26-2016 | 12:37:00
Yannick Lefang has 10 years of experience in Engineering, Business and Risk management in financial institutions of Canada. He is currently Founder of SOKO Insight, a data-collection service for African countries. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Merchant solutions could be the answer to mobile money’s last mile issue

01-26-2016 | 09:45:00
The mobile money agency system has made huge progress in increasing access to financial services and reducing the cost of transactions, though in terms of serving the “last mile” - those wishing to make single dollar transactions - there is still much to be done. But the answer may be staring us in the face, says Vahid Monadjem, CEO of Nomanini.

Africa Business Communities Networking Event | London - June 2016

01-24-2016 | 06:41:00
After great editions in Hamburg, Lagos, Accra and Amsterdam the Africa Business Communities Networking Event comes to London!

Hotels are more than just sleeping places - Jovago

01-20-2016 | 12:25:00
Hotels are often met with bells of negativity in the minds of many. The notion of sexual immorality and crime is mostly associated with hotels because of past instances and happenings

Chioma Nnani: Even in Nigeria, Friends Can Only do so much for Your Business

01-19-2016 | 12:18:00
One of the things that I find pretty interesting – and frighteningly amusing – is how some people expect others to put up with shoddy products and terrible service under the guise of 'support'.

[Interview] Yoadan Tilahun, Managing Director, Flawless Events, Ethiopia

01-18-2016 | 11:31:00
Yoadan Tilahun is Ethiopian entrepreneur, former HR Analyist with World Bank, and Managing Director of Flawless Events, headquartered in Ethiopia. Her interview with Africa Business Communities:

Odimbite Odimbite: Everyone Cares About Performance

01-14-2016 | 11:02:00
The definition of doing well is a moving target. What is “well” varies with economic and other social realities at any given time. Do individuals in an organization really need to perform? Does an organization need to perform? At a general level, yes!

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra: Spirited sustainability performance reaps better results

01-13-2016 | 10:05:49
Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra is situated in an urban oasis within the capital’s city center and business district. Stylish Ghanaian décor provides a warm African welcome to guests at this five-star contemporary hotel.

Kenya’s insurance industry showing positive signs of growth

01-12-2016 | 11:26:06
Having witnessed a significant growth across all the sectors in the past few years, the Kenyan insurance industry will continue to grow at a double-digit CAGR, finds a new report by Timetric’s Insurance Intelligence Center.

[Interview] Oluyomi Ogunniyi, Real Estate Coordinator, Accraexpat.com, Ghana

01-12-2016 | 09:59:00
Oluyomi Ogunniyi is Real Estate and Service Coordinator with accraexpat.com, the leading services resource for expatriates living in and coming to Ghana. Her interview with Africa Business Communities.

We must be impatient for more diverse leadership, says Britain’s most influential black person

01-11-2016 | 13:16:00
Ken Olisa, who in 2004 became the first British-born black man to serve on the board of a FTSE-100 company, has called on policymakers and large corporations to do more to redress the chronic lack of ethnic diversity on the boards of major UK companies.

Maria Auma: 2016 – We Attract what we are Ready for

01-11-2016 | 09:46:00
Initially I had wanted to do a recap of Blue Luxury Investments in the year 2015. But a few days into the New Year, I just want to reiterate this phrase: “We attract what we are ready for”. I will leave that for you to chew on.

Rudolf Huber: Could the Comoros be a base for hydrocarbon products to Africa?

01-11-2016 | 09:34:00
Everyone holds his breath as one of the most important hydrocarbon exporters on earth gears up to get back into the business. However, that’s not an easy quest for even as big an oil & gas nation as Iran undoubtedly is.

Online Marketing Revolution; The role of Social Media

01-08-2016 | 11:49:00
Many online marketing companies are always looking for ways to catch the attention of existing as well as potential customers

South Africa and Online Counterfeiting

01-07-2016 | 12:30:38
For many, the festive season is such an exciting time of the year – a time of giving, spending time with family and friends and possibly going on holiday

Harriman Oyofo: Production in the right Environment

01-07-2016 | 12:09:00
Managing safely is synonymous to safe and efficient production. Yet not many businesses make that connection until it’s too late. All too often they suffer a death blow before sitting down to examine what went wrong.

Innovative private sector businesses helping to create low carbon future for Africa, says GVEP

01-07-2016 | 11:42:59
A new report, published by GVEP International, highlights the impact of small and medium-sized enterprises in delivering energy access in sub-Saharan Africa without increasing carbon emissions.

[Survey] Africa holds huge potential for German companies

01-07-2016 | 09:15:45
German companies are known in Africa for quality and German companies are believed to be strong in manufacturing.