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[BLOG] State of Controls & Risk Oversight in Africa – The Solution

10-02-2012 | 12:02:17
By Adewale Ademokunla COSO (The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission) defines internal control as a process, affected by an ...

[BLOG] 5 Powerful Tools for Accurately Measuring Your (Farm) Business’ Health

10-01-2012 | 13:02:59
By Tayo K. Solagbade Sometimes you need to get a loan from a bank; win over equity investors or attract strategic partners. If you’re a big thinker, you ...

[BLOG] Saving: The Long and the Short of It

09-24-2012 | 08:04:02
The habit of saving is long term but the tactic is short. What I mean is the habit of saving money is a long-term, life-long habit. However, saving money ...

[INTERVIEW] Anoj Singh – CFO Transnet: “The CFO is playing the role of Chief Strategy Officer”

09-21-2012 | 07:33:33
Transnet is the largest and most crucial part of the freight logistics chain that delivers goods to each and every South African. The company is fully ...

[INTERVIEW] CEO, Gabriel A. Coker, on Nigerian Recognition & Merit Awards 2013, London

09-18-2012 | 14:16:25
The Nigerian Recognition and Merit Awards (2013) is an annual event that celebrates Nigerians in Diaspora all over the world. CEO of NRMA, Gabriel Adegboyega ...

[BLOG] Five Essential Poultry Layer Farm Production Records

09-17-2012 | 11:44:39
In this article, I discuss five (5) important farm production records a poultry farmer needs to diligently capture, to ensure s/he can take timely farm ...

[BLOG] Why you need an ‘online will’

09-17-2012 | 02:45:50
A certain young lady, while travelling for her National Youth Service Corps programme got involved in a road accident and unfortunately lost her life. ...

[BLOG] A look at ICT teaching in Schools

09-11-2012 | 05:18:11
"In any educational system, according to a UNESCO article on introducing the concept of ICT Education in secondary schools,the level of available resources ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Troubles in the West African pipeline; trouble in West African cooperation?

09-06-2012 | 03:48:47
The other day I boarded a taxi -- only to catch a glimpse of a discussion of Ghana’s Electricity Company of Ghana. So far, so familiar, I thought. Within ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Troubles in the West African pipeline; trouble in West African cooperation? (2)

09-06-2012 | 03:48:47
The other day I boarded a taxi -- only to catch a glimpse of a discussion of Ghana’s Electricity Company of Ghana. So far, so familiar, I thought. Within ...

[BLOG] Tone at the Top

09-05-2012 | 10:07:58
By Ade Ademokunla “Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely”. It is evident by our collective public and private leadership abuse of power experiences ...

[BLOG] Top 10 Ingredients Used in Livestock Feed

09-04-2012 | 10:15:36
By Tayo Solagbade This write-up does not provide an exhaustive listing of feed ingredients used for all livestock feed. Instead it focuses on those most ...

[BLOG] Turn the finance black box into a transparent process

09-04-2012 | 05:39:56
Automation holds the key to transforming the reconciliation process, and generating accurate financial reports—fast. For most companies, the transactional ...

[BLOG] E-Commerce in Africa, is it ripe?

09-03-2012 | 09:06:08
In simple terms, E-business can enable small scale businesses in emerging markets gain greater bargaining power in the global economic exchange despite ...

[INTERVIEW] International Business Specialist, Dr. Sheriff Alabi, advises business upstarts: “Be brave … entrepreneurship is not for the fainthearted.”

08-30-2012 | 11:28:08
International business consultant and specialist, Dr. Sheriff Alabi, reveals what would-be entrepreneurs should explore before going into business for ...

[BLOG] 5 Proven Ways to Boost Farm Profits without Raising Prices

08-27-2012 | 13:28:34
by Tayo Solagbade. This article will interest you if you run a farm business (or are aspiring). With today’s tough economic conditions, any smart business ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: When the African Integration Revolution is Televised (4), & why Duodu’s article must be revised

08-27-2012 | 07:14:59
It is no accident I have spent the better part of four weeks focussing specifically on another dimension of what I call the “African integration revolution”. ...

[BLOG] Factoring: A robust funding option for small enterprises

08-27-2012 | 06:51:21
Small businesses in most economies – developed and developing - are fund-strapped. Generally, commercial banks won’t touch them because they consider them ...

[BLOG] Mobile Phones on the increase

08-27-2012 | 06:00:03
A few years ago here in Ghana, the mobile phone was a luxury and only the very rich could afford one. This has changed with time and right now everyone ...

[BLOG] Promoting Russia’s culture in Africa

08-23-2012 | 04:35:30
Countries such as China and the United States are promoting their interests in Africa through the use of soft power. Is Russia missing out? The intensification ...