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[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:

Boma Braide: Starting a Business in Africa – it’s remarkably easy not to fail

09-29-2015 | 10:39:00
When you start at the bottom, with little to no inventory, rent or employees, it may seem like an easy way to make money and have no expenses, but as things get bigger, it becomes wise to expand accordingly.

[Interview] Miguel Dias, Founder and CEO, CEO World, Global

09-29-2015 | 10:16:00
Miguel Dias is a Portuguese entrepreneur. He founded The Minders and International Minds in Finland Porto. He also served as CEO of mm+a Branding. He is currently the founder and CEO of CEO World.

[Interview] Eric Lauer, CEO, Everjobs

09-28-2015 | 12:16:00
Eric Lauer is a driven entrepreneur seeking to transform employment situation in Africa. His interview with Africa Business Communities takes us through the journey that birthed Everjobs.

[Startup Interview] Joe Mabuela, Founder, I Will Succeed, South Africa

09-28-2015 | 10:20:00
South African Joe Mabuela, together with his wife Zodwa, started the inspirational and educational brand, I Will Succeed, in 2015. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Maria Auma: Business and Sports – they are not so different from each other

09-24-2015 | 09:23:00
Some lessons I have learned relating to business so far include things like persistence, determination and practice, practice, practice. I think sports is one of the few areas where failure is actually a good thing, because it motivates you to get it right the next time.