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[Interview] Harvey Oiku: Founder, Blue Gold Corporate Concept, Nigeria

05-14-2015 | 11:45:00
Harvey Oiku is founder of manufacturing company Blue Gold Corporate Concept Ltd., Nigeria. Africa Business Communities speaks with him.

ABC interviews Adedotun Samuel Adesanya, Managing Director of Kaakaki Consultancy and Self-letting.com

05-13-2015 | 11:49:00
Kaakaki Consultancy Limited is an ambitious and innovative company that is attempting to turn the business consulting business on its head

Rudolf Huber: Micro generation - the next African mobile phone revolution

05-12-2015 | 10:39:00
When I was exposed to Sub-Saharan Africa for the first time in 1996, one of the real big problems of the time was keeping in touch with loved ones back in Europe. Telephones were rare and when they existed, lines did not always work and even if they worked, it cost an arm and a leg to make a call.

[Standard Bank] After LNG - What Next?

05-11-2015 | 11:04:40
Mozambique liquefied natural gas, (LNG) stands to transform the country and entrench it as a leading player in the global LNG industry.

[Startup Interview] Julianne Obonyo, director of content for Afrikan Mbiu, Kenya

05-07-2015 | 13:47:00
Africa Business Communities brings this interview with Julianne Obonyo, director of content for Afrikan Mbiu, Kenya.

[Startup Interview] Zeldah Schrama starts African Lingerie Line, for the African Woman

05-07-2015 | 13:23:00
Zeldah Schrama is founder and managing director of Oh My Bra a lingerie line for the African woman. Africa Business Communities brings this interview with her.

[Interview] Jay Rossouw, Financial Director, Swagefast, South Africa

05-07-2015 | 12:08:00
Africa Business Communities brings this interview with Jay Rossouw, Financial Director for Swagefast Ltd., South Africa.

[CEO Interview] Hussaini Yakubu, CEO, Qazique, Nigeria

05-07-2015 | 11:44:00
Hussaini Yakubu is CEO of Qazique Ltd. Nigeria, an Information and Communications Technology company. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Glenn Davies: African Empires - The Modern Day Pharaoh’s

04-30-2015 | 10:53:00
When we think about Africa and the history behind it, we are presented with a massive intricate and complex array of events that have shaped the continent’s past, from the early men and women who left their footsteps in mud and clay to the liberation of Nelson Mandela

How Africa Can Attract Foreign and Local Investment For its Power Projects

04-27-2015 | 09:26:51
"Investing in the power sector in Africa can be very lucrative and we have the success stories to prove it", says Evan Schiff, event director of African Utility Week, taking place in Cape Town from 12-14 May

PwC and Strategy& map the road ahead for power sector transformation

04-22-2015 | 10:54:00
A new report from PwC and Strategy& warns that the Power Sector is transforming fast and companies that don’t stay ahead of change are in danger.

[Startup Interview] Deirdre Bartlett and Carina Ghionzoli, founders of WithIntent

04-21-2015 | 11:02:00
Between them, they have a library of experience and expertise in recruitment, individual behaviour, operations and management. Deirdre and Carina founded WithIntent Lt.d in 2015. ABC brings this interview with them:

Glenn Davies: Disrupting Africa

04-21-2015 | 10:46:00
I think it’s fair to say that the landscape for technology and innovation is undergoing huge change. The ‘tech’ industry as we know it is transforming and moving at speeds like no other. And any industry that is moving with it is doing so with the help of disruptive technologies being developed in the IT space.

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Waking up the Nigerian Employee

04-21-2015 | 10:37:00
The expression “employee engagement” has been used so many times that some people are beginning to think that it is gradually losing its meaning. To human resource practitioners, it is a key expression considering the fast-moving nature of the job world.

[Forum] Ibrahim Aliyu: The Election of General Muhammadu Buhari is a blessing to Africans

04-16-2015 | 11:30:00
[Forum] Ibrahim Aliyu: The Election of General Muhammadu Buhari is a blessing to Africans

Stallone Obaraemi-Samuel: What Nigerian Businesses can Learn from the Mordernising Medical Careers Program

04-16-2015 | 11:21:00
At different points in an organization’s life there may be perceived needs for certain changes to be done. In most cases such changes are achieved through the enactment and implementation of relevant policies. Painfully in some cases although beautiful policies may be created, the bane has almost always been lack of effective implemention.

Peter McCann: A Great African

04-14-2015 | 09:16:38
In Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan (b 1957) was recently defeated in reasonably clean presidential elections and graciously conceded on March 31 2015. Jonathan saved Nigeria from ruinous conflict and he legitimized and embedded democracy in Nigeria. He is leaving power as a statesman.

[Uganda] Can WhatsApp be a Social and/or Security Alerts Tool?

04-13-2015 | 11:50:00
We have evolved into the so-called 'look down' generation. Whether it is in a taxi to work or returning home at end of day, walking to Usafi car park, drivers in a traffic jam or even during meetings, nearly everyone is looking down and typing away on their phones.

[Africa] International Banking Safer Since Crisis

04-09-2015 | 10:49:58
International banks now rely relatively more on lending by foreign affiliates than on cross-border lending. This development may have made financial systems in host countries safer, according to new research from the International Monetary Fund.

Glenn Davies: M-Commerce - The Future of Africa

04-09-2015 | 10:38:00
The rise and rise of a mobile world means endless opportunities to transact in a private and secure way. We are no longer confined to our homes, our laptops or local retail outlets and can now do everything previously limited to a PC environment via our Mobile device - and in fact we can do a LOT more. The world is embracing this in record numbers, and no more so than Africa.