Carmie Olowoyo is general manager of Symbol Base Metals UK, and a panelist during a session on “Infrastructure and transport requirements for mining in Nigeria” at the upcoming iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum.
I recently sat with some new Lebanese clients who wanted to run a major Advertising and PR campaign for a new product. It amused me to hear them say they were Nigerians.
Is it really expensive to have a quality product, service or process? Quality is often defined as fitness for use. The ability to have exactly what is needed at the right time, right place and at the right price.
I have learned a lot and I don’t think I will be able to compress it all into this single post. I really just wanted to write about something that is close to my heart, “Giving Back” what corporate organizations will call “Corporate Social Responsibility.”
There is already a dearth of employment for real graduates. Some of them would do anything, even for a stipend. But we have some people who should be fawning, marinating in their illusion that they are indispensable.
Setonji Koshoedo,together with his partners, founded in 2013 infrastructure development company, located in Abuja, Nigeria. His career covers Architecture, Construction, Civil Service and Politics. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
Lecture delivered on September 3, 2015 at the Julius Berger hall, University Of Lagos on the occasion of the final year seminar of the department of Industrial relations and personnel management, in the faculty of Business Administration.
Eunice Osei is a Ghanaian entrepreneur. She founded Bluchip Logistics in 2012, a freight forwarding company in Accra, Ghana. Africa Business Communities interviews her:
Responsibility is not just a word. It isn’t supposed to be but in workplaces around the globe, quite a number of people don’t seem to want to know any different.
Tabassum Qadir, President of Skywise believes her new position has come at a time of amplified debate about a female President for South Africa. Her interview with Africa Business Communities
[Nigeria Business Forum] How will the Single Treasury System (TSA) affect the banking system in Nigeria?
On a regular basis we consult African professionals about their views on business. Today's question is: How will the Single Treasury System (TSA) affect the banking system in Nigeria?
Sandra Pascual Van de Voorde is Spanish/Belgian founder and CEO of Worldwide Export, Barcelona, Spain. She’s got more than 15 years’ experience in international trade and export.
So, at the end of September 2015, I launched my blogazine. Prior to that I'd made a conscious decision to stop blogging for a while, because the platform I'd been using was a free one – in other words, it wasn't mine. Meaning I had no control over a lot of things.
Emmanuel Pere Frey is current Managing Partner of design company, Eventrade Limited. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
RPE simply represents Revenue, Processing and Expenditure. Major functions of a business like sales, marketing and manufacturing can be measured and monitored using the RPE model.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.