Features

[BLOG] Nigeria’s unending Gas Dilemma

12-10-2013 | 10:46:29
Nigeria has enormous gas resources. The official estimates of the country’sojo natural gas reserves is in the region of 187 trillion cubic feet (TCF). ...

2014 Tagged for Next Mozambique’s Licensing Round

12-02-2013 | 06:55:15
Mozambique is planning a new licensing round for 2014. Its fifth oil and gas round, for mainly offshore acreage, is just waiting for parliament to pass ...

[INTERVIEW] Interview with CEO of Every1Mobile: impact of mobile tech on African youth

11-20-2013 | 11:56:13
Mobile technology is booming in Africa. According to GSMA, there are 475M mobile connections in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. Dominating the market in Africa ...

[BLOG] Barry Coetzee Column: The Return of the Regulator

11-06-2013 | 10:41:12
Banking is said to be the most regulated industry on the planet. It would therefore make sense that Regulators were core to the development and progression ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Made In Africa Foundation: What Africa Can Be In The Next 50 Years

10-24-2013 | 12:39:58
Made in Africa was founded in 2011 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale infrastructure projects ...

[INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Made In Africa Foundation: What Africa Can Be In The Next 50 Years (2)

10-24-2013 | 12:39:58
Made in Africa was founded in 2011 to support and fund master plans and feasibility studies for transformational and large scale infrastructure projects ...

[BLOG] Africa must benefit from its mineral resources

10-09-2013 | 12:01:57
Africa’s political economy is deeply ingrained with its history of the exploitation and (mis)management of its mineral and natural resources.More ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: From the Continental to the Regional, there is Hope of Africa’s Agricultural Integration! (All Hail ECOWAS new Food & Agricultural Agency!)(1)

10-02-2013 | 04:33:26
Back in 2012, I wrote a piece entitled “The AU as a Project in 'Human Endeavour and Continental Cooperation”. The major objective of the piece was to ...

[BLOG] Reverse exodus: Africa’s brain gain

09-30-2013 | 09:37:53
Femi Badeji left his native Nigeria nearly 20 years ago and moved to the United States. He earned an MBA at Wharton, one of the US’s top business schools, ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Paulo Daniel Ferreira: '... at this moment Africa is the big Pandora box in terms of economic growth and development'.

09-26-2013 | 11:45:11
ABC takes a step away from African businessmen and talks to foreigners that have found a 'business home' in Africa. Here's an interview with Brazilian/Portuguese, ...

[BLOG] Five Tactics for Building Strong Brands

09-18-2013 | 10:33:11
The word brand is tossed around the marketing world like a bottle opener at a tailgate party – everyone uses it, but no one really thinks about it. While ...

[INTERVIEW] Biz Interview: Egunwale Damilare, MD, DHELC Consulting Ltd. shares his views on the Nigerian Market Situation

09-16-2013 | 12:05:56
Egunwale Damilare is a great believer in excellence in whatever one does and has shown this in the course of his career. He is a passionate thinker who ...

[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 ...