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[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: Protection Money

06-13-2013 | 09:49:56
Probably the most misunderstood companies (from a consumer point of view) must be Visa and MasterCard. We all know of the companies and most of us carry ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Adenekan Adewumni, Lead Business Coach and Managing Partner of Standard Keep Services, Nigeria

06-05-2013 | 09:37:13
Africa Business Communities brings this interview with professional coaching and training expert from Nigeria, 'Nekan Adewunmi. Please introduce yourself ...

[BLOG] Microinsurance in Africa

06-03-2013 | 08:50:11
Microinsurance products cover risks in the areas of life, health, disability, agriculture and property. In spite of many challenges, microinsurance schemes ...

[INTERVIEW] MTN deploys high speed LTE technology

06-03-2013 | 04:59:15
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Ernst Fonternel, MTN Chief Marketing Officer, to throws more light about the product ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview: African Alliance introduces products for local and international investors

05-28-2013 | 07:13:35
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Ms. Lilian Kagame Uwera, Portfolio Manager and Doreen Mugisha, Head of Client Servicing, ...

[BLOG] Happy Birthday, AU@50 : Time to Project Africa's Power!

05-22-2013 | 04:44:59
The AU celebrates its golden jubilee this week. Despite this momentous occasion, the Ghanaian media has spent scant time informing about—never mind reporting ...

[BLOG] Social Media: Our world in Africa

05-20-2013 | 06:20:37
There is no way one can have a conversation that doesn’t touch on the world of social media. Now Africa is experiencing more and cheaper bandwidth, combined ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: The GIABA Meeting should remind Ghana to support ratification of 2005 protocol establishing Criminal Investigative Intelligence Bureau for W/A

05-15-2013 | 06:54:32
In February 2013. I wrote a piece entitled “Where is the ECOWAS Sahel Strategy to Secure & Protect West Africa from Criminals? In October 2012, I penned ...

[BLOG] Investing in Climate Smart Agriculture in Africa

05-13-2013 | 06:56:17
Global leaders are struggling with continuing financial turmoil, rising unemployment and increasing social tension.Grave as they are, these problems must ...

[BLOG] World Economic Forum – Africa: There are lots of serious people on the lookout for the next big idea or opportunity

05-09-2013 | 06:18:26
Yesterday evening, the annual World Economic Forum – Africa meeting took off in Cape Town. Hundreds of business leaders from Africa, other Western nations ...

[BLOG] We Need to Do Everything we can do to Promote Alternative Energy

05-06-2013 | 10:48:16
Not exactly. It's certainly clear that fossil fuels are mangling the climate and that the status quo is unsustainable. There is now a broad scientific ...

[BLOG] We Need to Do Everything Possible to Promote Alternative Energy

05-06-2013 | 10:45:03
Not exactly. It's certainly clear that fossil fuels are mangling the climate and that the status quo is unsustainable. There is now a broad scientific ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: Future Product Mythology

05-06-2013 | 08:26:46
My company recently launched an MPos product and made it available to Acquiring banks. An MPos product consists of an App on a mobile device which drives ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Communicating the ECOWAS Message(3), or A Tale of WAMI's non-transparency?

05-02-2013 | 04:50:32
Only this week, I had a small encounter with the Tetteth-Quarshie-based ECOWAS agency mandated to work on West Africa's second currency, which will be ...

[BLOG] Consider Plastic for New Fuel

04-30-2013 | 10:00:59
According to the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo the energy value of non-recycled plastics is higher than normal coal and can be used ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Experts own their Industries by being Constant Producers

04-26-2013 | 06:56:41
- Are your mental factory-lights always blazing? There are strategic advantages to positioning yourself as an expert in your industry. It changes the ...

[BLOG] Dick Borsboom Column: Accelerating the success of your company

04-24-2013 | 10:04:44
A companies’ success is often founded on its market position, product or service they provide and a near perfect execution. The achieved market position ...

[BLOG] Let your site be one for sore eyes – Syncrony

04-24-2013 | 08:03:58
There are websites and there are websites… everyone knows that a web presence is non-negotiable in today’s market. But what separates sites? What are the ...

[INTERVIEW] CEO INTERVIEW: Joyce Aryee - former CEO, Ghana Chamber of Mines - investment opportunities for foreign investors

04-23-2013 | 06:41:57
This week Africa Business Communities brings you this interview with Joyce Rosalind Aryee, former CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines. She talks about the ...

[BLOG] How mobile devices are revolutionising SME operations

04-15-2013 | 04:21:11
Mobile phones are increasingly playing a larger role in the expansion of electronic commerce (e-commerce) in developing countries, helping to improve how ...