Features

[Interview] Sheriff Aligbeh, Founder, Clever Culture Communication, Amsterdam

10-15-2015 | 09:10:00
Sheriff Aligbeh is a Nigerian/Dutch, who has dedicated himself to bridging the cultural gaps that stand in the way of doing business across Sub-Saharan Africa and the West. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Harriman Oyofo: If you haven’t got communication, you’ve got nothing

10-15-2015 | 08:55:00
Communication is the vehicle of the safety trade or any trade for that matter. Clear cut communication is to safety management what a navigation compass is to a sailor, for without it plans for safe operations can go several degrees off course.

Chioma Nnani: Staff Come in Different Shades

10-13-2015 | 09:38:00
So, in one of my previous articles, I talked about how I found it really bewildering that a number of Nigerian business-owners tend to treat their staff horribly. And I got a fair bit of feedback – especially on Facebook.

Mark Mobius: South Africa’s Sporting Legacy and Economic Scorecard

10-12-2015 | 16:27:00
Sport is a national obsession in South Africa, and many observers have noted that the international sporting boycott of South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s played a pivotal role in bringing apartheid to an end.

Africa Faces the Challenge of Sustaining Growth amid Weak Global Conditions

10-12-2015 | 12:56:40
Sub-Saharan Africa countries are continuing to grow, albeit at a slower pace, due to a more challenging economic environment. Growth will slow in 2015 to 3.7 percent from 4.6 percent in 2014, reaching the lowest growth rate since 2009, according to new World Bank projections.

[Interview] Africa Business Communities speaks with Young Global Leader, Vikas Pota, Founder of Varkey Foundation

10-12-2015 | 10:09:00
Vickas Pota is the Chief Executive of Varkey Foundation,a Young Global Leader who is passionate about Education. The Varkey Foundation believes in the power of education to make positive and developmental change, globally. In his visit to Ghana, Africa Business Communities, caught up with Vickas for a chat.

Rudolf Huber: LNG in Africa - LNG is not a rich man’s fuel

10-12-2015 | 09:45:00
Africans are slowly (very slowly) waking up to the fact that it might be better and more profitable to keep their home-produced LNG close to themselves and develop their own continental economies instead of exporting every last drop. Let’s see the issue with the eyes of those affected.

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: What lies ahead for the Nigerian Graduate? (Pt 1)

10-12-2015 | 09:25:00
Between the ages 4-6, Olumide has already been enrolled in a primary school. Ages 10 and 12 will see him probably out of primary and in a secondary school. Between 16 and 18, he is out of secondary school and most likely in the university. By the time ...

[Interview] Ishrat Joosub, Founder/Event Planner, Outlandish Events, South Africa

10-08-2015 | 09:58:00
Outlandish Events is a full-on event management company that organizes everything from baby showers to corporate functions. Africa Business Communities interviews the Founder, Ishrat Joosub.

Kayode Jesuseun: Finding the Perfect Home in Lagos, Nigeria

10-08-2015 | 09:46:00
Lagos is Nigeria’s commercial hub due to its cosmopolitan nature and ever-increasing population estimated at over 21 million according to New York Times. It is also the most expensive rental property market in the country and the second most expensive real estate market in Africa,second to Luanda, Angola.

Tigo Pesa Helps in Tanzania's Financial Inclusion

10-06-2015 | 12:11:00
By ensuring that mobile money services are brought closer to the people in rural areas, the company is complimenting the government's efforts to even out any imbalances that prevent the majority of upcountry people from carrying out financial transactions in a secure manner.

[Interview] Bukky Olaleye, Founder, ReAfrica, UK

10-06-2015 | 08:43:00
Bukky Olaleye is founder of platform Reafrica.com, as well as leadership coaching company, Julianmiles. Her interview with Africa Business Communities:

[Interview] Sylvester Phish, CEO of Generic 7 Consult, Ghana

10-05-2015 | 10:46:00
Africa Business Communities sit-down with Sylvester Phish, founder and CEO of Generic 7 Consult, a brand and management firm based in Accra, Ghana

Odimbite Odimbite: Executive Nonchalance as a Contagious Virus

10-05-2015 | 09:09:00
The primary reason for executive nonchalance is a culture of continuous non-execution that pervades the entire organization. Fantastic strategies are developed, solid processes are crafted, but when it comes to acting, excuses as to why it can’t be done are generated at an alarming rate.

[Interview] Olivier Poujade, Managing Director, East Africa Gate, Ethiopia

10-05-2015 | 08:40:00
East Africa Gate (EAGate) is a dynamic French/Ethiopian business partnership founded by University of Toulouse (France) graduates, Ms. Tigist Getachew Araya and Mr. Olivier Poujade. Together they combine close to 20 years of experience in emerging markets in the legal, finance and business strategy fields. Olivier’s interview with Africa Business Communities:

[Interview] Raúl Hernández, General Manager, Marine Logistics Antares, Equatorial Guinea

10-01-2015 | 09:47:00
Raúl Hernández is General Manager of logistics services company, Marine Logistics Antares, located in Equatorial Guinea. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Chioma Nnani: The Nigerian Business Mindset – a real piece of work

10-01-2015 | 09:12:00
Nigeria is a place where people who can see opportunities in problems and even hilarious situations, can and will thrive. As long as someone needs it, or can be convinced that they do, they will buy it.

[Interview] Kolawole Akinmuyiwa, Managing Partner, Throttle Energy, USA

10-01-2015 | 08:55:00
Kolawole Akinmuyiwa is Managing Partner and Business Developer of oil and gas company, Throttle Energy, Texas, USA. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Mauritius, South Africa, Rwanda, Botswana, Morocco most Competitive African Economies

09-30-2015 | 06:28:00
The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016by the World Economic Forum assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.

[Interview] Alexander Sipua Ngnoubamdjum, CEO, SIPUA Consulting, Germany

09-29-2015 | 10:54:00
Alexander Sipua Ngnoubamdjum is the CEO at SIPUA Consulting, Germany. His interview with Africa Business Communities: