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[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Demola Akinbola, C.E.O, BrandStewards Consulting "..Nigeria is a typical haven for investors ..."

09-06-2013 | 08:18:24
BrandStewards is a Nigerian-based reputation and brand management consultancy firm that is committed to a research-driven, integrated and stakeholder-centric ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Jerry Igwilo: An exposé on starting a business in Nigeria

08-29-2013 | 10:01:33
As far as foreign investment in Africa goes, it is hard for one not to consider Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, as a target. But breaking in ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: Banking in the Dark

08-20-2013 | 11:47:17
In preparing a paper for a conference this week I finally captured the data required to prove a statement I have been making instinctively for years. “In ...

[BLOG] SA advertising is no longer limited to large corporates - small businesses meet creative freelancers

08-07-2013 | 05:01:56
With the prominent economic recessions, many companies have had to tighten the belt when it comes to marketing spend. One of the hardest hit entities are ...

[BLOG] Investing in Nutrition

07-30-2013 | 05:57:51
Africa is in need of critical investment in nutrition. It is said that every year 11% of GDP in Africa is lost to under-nutrition.There are affordable ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen Communicating the ECOWAS Message (4): A New Roadmap for the Ouedraogo Commission?

07-24-2013 | 10:14:29
For the third time since its inception in 1975, ECOWAS is undergoing institutional reform. The first was when it revised its treaty on 24 July, 1993; ...

[BLOG] Wireless Technology in Africa

07-24-2013 | 09:57:11
All my life, I have had great hopes that wireless technologies will be one of the critical ways of advancing the continent to a better status. To me be ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Expert Positioning – Develop a Story of Struggle

07-18-2013 | 11:02:43
When you are seen as an iconic industry expert, the business starts coming to you. One important aspect of your efforts to position yourself as iconic ...

[BLOG] Transport Investment a Must for Africa

07-17-2013 | 08:26:35
The 2013 Africa Transport and Infrastructure Show brought rail, road, shipping and air experts together, to discuss ways of boosting the transport sector ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen Troubles in the West Africa Gas Pipeline: Trouble in West African cooperation?(2)

07-15-2013 | 04:44:59
For almost a second, it seemed like Ghana was going to have to battle out over the regional cooperation project we have come to know, love, and hate as ...

[BLOG] Venturing into the Dark Continent: How to approach the big move

07-10-2013 | 12:53:38
By Richard Lee Nash, Frost & Sullivan’s Consulting Manager for Growth Implementation Solutions in Africa Introduction The African growth miracle ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with Richard Nash, Consulting Manager, Frost & Sullivan, South Africa

07-10-2013 | 12:45:14
Africa Business Communities is pleased to present an interview with Richard Nash, Consulting Manager at Frost & Sullivan, Cape Town, South Africa. Please ...

[BLOG] My say on President Obama's Africa visit

07-02-2013 | 10:02:15
Some key issues in the U.S. policy towards Africa includes supporting open and democratic governance and increasing access to quality healthcare and education.  ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: It Takes More Than Knowledge to Become Iconic

06-28-2013 | 10:33:43
Why you Should Play the Game of Perceptions All across the world, the middle classes are taught that a university degree is the be-all and end-all. Yet ...

[BLOG] Douglas Kruger Column: Experts Own a Niche - Are you aiming so broadly that you’re hitting nothing?

06-21-2013 | 10:50:10
‘Be the Best at What Matters Most.’ That’s the title of US guru and speaker Joe Callaway’s new book, and it’s good advice. Other business leaders cite ...

[BLOG] Improving Ghana’s Business Climate

06-18-2013 | 04:24:57
International press coverage tends to overemphasize the positives and downplay the real challenges Ghanaian entrepreneurs face. When I moved back home ...

[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 ...