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[BLOG] Measuring for Success in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

05-21-2014 | 15:25:36
There is no other continent on the planet that has more at stake in the post 2015 development agenda discussions than Africa.Africa is largely seen as ...

CAL Bank to focus on energy, telecoms

05-20-2014 | 15:38:29
CAL Bank says it will focus its energies on financing deals in the energy, oil and gas and telecom sectors of the economy this year, as it gets more cautious ...

Kofi Annan Slams Corrupt & Foreign Investors

05-13-2014 | 14:09:14
Former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan, has castigated corrupt officials and foreign investors for contributing to holding back the development ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Mr. Charles Mudiwa, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Zambia

03-12-2014 | 10:47:49
Exclusive interview with Mr. Charles Mudiwa, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Zambia, the platinum sponsor at the upcoming Agritech Expo in Chisamba in ...

[BLOG] African Telecoms: Much more to do to reach the masses

02-19-2014 | 12:56:13
High-speed internet for corporate clients is the big opportunity this year, but to extend mobile penetration to first-timers, prices will have to fall.As ...

[BLOG] Understand Africa’s uniqueness and be rewarded in 2014

01-30-2014 | 14:44:08
The investment prospects for Africa as a whole are exciting and offer the potential to provide great long-term returns, according to Josef Odili, head ...

[BLOG] Banking the Unbanked

01-13-2014 | 16:37:15
The bottom line for bankers is in the customer base. The more customer base you have the more customer deposits you will get, which means cheaper funds ...

[BLOG] A ‘Marshall Plan’ for Africa’s employment challenge

01-06-2014 | 15:58:02
To Africa’s many challenges, add one more: unemployment.Unemployment, independent of any other factor, threatens to derail the economic promise that Africa ...

[BLOG] Ghana, making the best of AGOA

12-17-2013 | 16:12:24
One of my favourite African proverbs is a Nigerian one which translates as, 'If you stand in the rain weeping, nobody will see your tears.' It seems ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Ola Belgore of Meristem Securities Ltd. sees an even better future for the Nigerian economy - '...government has no business in business".

12-16-2013 | 12:58:34
ABC interviews group business development head of Meristem Securities Limited of Nigeria, Mr. Ola Belgore (left), on the business climate of Nigeria. Please ...

[BLOG] Nigeria’s unending Gas Dilemma

12-10-2013 | 10:46:29
Nigeria has enormous gas resources. The official estimates of the country’sojo natural gas reserves is in the region of 187 trillion cubic feet (TCF). ...

2014 Tagged for Next Mozambique’s Licensing Round

12-02-2013 | 06:55:15
Mozambique is planning a new licensing round for 2014. Its fifth oil and gas round, for mainly offshore acreage, is just waiting for parliament to pass ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with CEO of Every1Mobile: impact of mobile tech on African youth

11-20-2013 | 11:56:13
Mobile technology is booming in Africa. According to GSMA, there are 475M mobile connections in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. Dominating the market in Africa ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: The Return of the Regulator

11-06-2013 | 10:41:12
Banking is said to be the most regulated industry on the planet. It would therefore make sense that Regulators were core to the development and progression ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Made In Africa Foundation: What Africa Can Be In The Next 50 Years

10-24-2013 | 12:39:58
Made in Africa was founded in 2011 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale infrastructure projects ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Made In Africa Foundation: What Africa Can Be In The Next 50 Years (2)

10-24-2013 | 12:39:58
Made in Africa was founded in 2011 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale infrastructure projects ...

[BLOG] Africa must benefit from its mineral resources

10-09-2013 | 12:01:57
Africa’s political economy is deeply ingrained with its history of the exploitation and (mis)management of its mineral and natural resources.More ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: From the Continental to the Regional, there is Hope of Africa’s Agricultural Integration! (All Hail ECOWAS new Food & Agricultural Agency!)(1)

10-02-2013 | 04:33:26
Back in 2012, I wrote a piece entitled “The AU as a Project in 'Human Endeavour and Continental Cooperation”. The major objective of the piece was to ...

[BLOG] Reverse exodus: Africa’s brain gain

09-30-2013 | 09:37:53
Femi Badeji left his native Nigeria nearly 20 years ago and moved to the United States. He earned an MBA at Wharton, one of the US’s top business schools, ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Paulo Daniel Ferreira: '... at this moment Africa is the big Pandora box in terms of economic growth and development'.

09-26-2013 | 11:45:11
ABC takes a step away from African businessmen and talks to foreigners that have found a 'business home' in Africa. Here's an interview with Brazilian/Portuguese, ...