Vienna is the world’s best city to live in. German-speaking cities dominate the rankings in the 18th Mercer Quality of Life study, with Vienna joined by Zurich, Munich, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt in the top-10.
Koos de Jongste is project development specialist and co-owner of Trimpact BV, a social enterprise that enhances sustainable development in development countries. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
Why will staff stick with a particular manager? When the manager moves, the staff wholeheartedly moves with the manager or the manager finds a way to take the staff along?
The African business community is adopting the use of tablets and smartphones very rapidly. This is the main conclusion drawn from a survey conducted by the Africa Business Panel
I became even more concerned when from quick research I discovered I couldn't engage with our President and the Federal Government online too. A quick comparison between our President and Barack Obama on leading social media sites brought out these alarming statistics:
[Wanted] Is your company active or interested in e-commerce in Africa? Then we would like to get in contact with you!
Our client, a large and worldwide operating bank, wants to get in contact with companies active in e-commerce in East Africa and international retailers operating in - or interested in - Africa
Matthew Weihs, Managing Director of Bench Events is the face behind some of world's prestigious events in hotel, hospitality and tourism investments. The Africa Hotel Investment Forum(AHIF) and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference(AHIC) are just a few of the world-class international gatherings hosted by Bench Events. In this interview with ABC,Matthew Weihs shares his journey as well as details of the upcoming hotel&aviation conference, AVIA-DEV:
Vahid Monadjem is the founder and CEO of Nomanini, a South African-based enterprise payments platform provider that enables transactions in the cash-based informal retail sector. Vahid is a trained engineer with extensive knowledge in product design experiences.
Until about one year ago, every time I went to Sub-Saharan Africa, I entered a bustling world, awash with cash from black goo. Oil made the new fortunes of many of those countries and gave them a fillip like never before.
What is the importance of the emerging markets to the global economy? Emerging economies have experienced stronger economic growth than developed markets...
Jennifer Richard Shigoli is founder of Malkia Investments Company Limited, as well as Tanzania Institute of Manufacturing (TIM). Professionally a Diplomat and Lawyer, she’s a firm believer in education, innovation and hard work. Her interview with Africa Business Communities:
I recently started ghost-writing the memoirs of someone I'm calling “One of Nigeria's best-kept secrets”. In having to interview the staff of this individual, I was absolutely gobsmacked to hear what their staff had to say.
When you experience a good business partnership that truly cares for you, you will walk away feeling good. This is almost a practice that should be the norm.
[PWC] African Capital Markets continue to reflect strong figures for 2015 – but challenging times may lie ahead
In line with global trends, 2015 was a challenging year for African capital markets in the wake of market volatility and the emergence of renewed global economic uncertainty in the latter part of the year, while the first half resulted in the highest levels of both equity capital markets transactions and proceeds raised in the past five years.
Paul Simms is current Chairman of eyeforpharma, an organisation famous for brokering pharma-government meetings across continents. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
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
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.
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:
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.
After great editions in Hamburg, Lagos, Accra and Amsterdam the Africa Business Communities Networking Event comes to London!