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[Kevin Avila] The Importance of Telemedicine through Satellite in Africa (Part 3): Senegal and Kenya

06-23-2016 | 09:44:00
The most efficient way of implementing telemedicine in Africa is the construction of rural telemedicine centers that are equipped with all the required the IT applications and communications devices for remote consultation, diagnosis, treatment, transfer of medical data, and remote medical procedures or examinations.

Buhari’s first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed

06-22-2016 | 10:33:00
President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising Nigerians "change". Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of what has changed in Nigeria since 29 May 2015 when he was sworn in.

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Repositioning Yourself – find a job, Keep it (Part 1)

06-22-2016 | 10:12:00
Practically speaking life itself could be tiring. Looking for, finding, and keeping a job could be mountainously challenging. I cannot promise you that what I am going to say will form a miraculous wand with which you could get a job in a flash, or that will guarantee your keeping the one you have.

Chioma Nnani: When things go right in the Nigerian Industry

06-21-2016 | 10:57:00
I remember being so mad that on a weekend, I tweeted a bank about the inept account manager they had lumbered me with. First thing on Monday morning, I got a call from my new account manager.

Kevin Avila: The Importance of Telemedicine through Satellite in Africa (Part 2): Ghana and Ethiopia

06-21-2016 | 10:20:00
More than 50 percent of the population in African countries lives in rural locations, while most physicians in Africa only practice in bigger cities that have good infrastructure and a concentrated patient base. This leaves a massive gap in medical care.

Rita Cheng: How Small Businesses Can Control Costs in the Early Stages

06-20-2016 | 10:46:00
We asked Rita Cheng, a financial advisor who works with small businesses, about ways entrepreneurs can keep costs down in the early months. She is a member of NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor network.

Investing in science and research has massive benefits for Africa’s economy - AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina

06-20-2016 | 10:21:00
The Bank’s President Akinwumi Adesina was speaking at the 7th Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), where he was awarded the FARA Leadership Prize for advancing agricultural science, technology and innovation in Africa.

[Live Webinar] Become an expert in Communications at the multicultural Yasar University, June 30

06-19-2016 | 19:40:00
The Yasar University in Izmir, Turkey invites you to join a free live webinar in which you get to learn about their different Degree programmes.

Kevin Avila: The Importance of Telemedicine through Satellite in Africa (Part 1): South Africa and Uganda

06-13-2016 | 10:54:00
Telemedicine offers a new hope for medical patients in Africa. One of the biggest healthcare issues in Africa today is the poor level of medical services in the rural and remote regions.

[Interview] Bob van der Bijl, Managing Director, Kibo Africa, Kenya

06-09-2016 | 07:51:00
Dutch businessman, Bob van der Bijl is Managing Director of Kibo Africa, the automotive company responsible for the first locally manufactured motorcycle in Kenya, particularly adapted for the African terrain. His interview with Africa Business Communities:

Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Building a Winning Team

06-09-2016 | 07:43:00
In a team, being smart does not mean being the most intelligent, but having simple, common-sense about people and situations.

Chioma Nnani: Sycophancy in Business

06-07-2016 | 10:59:00
A business-owner takes the time to create job descriptions and specifications, then recruits staff only to surround themselves with sycophants whose strength is eye-service.

[Interview] Naomi Njoroge, Managing Director, Aidem Business Solutions, Kenya

06-03-2016 | 09:42:33
Africa Business Communities sits with Naomi Njoroge, the Managing Director of Aidem Business Solutions (ABS), a marketing, event management and organization company. Read all about ABS’s unique focus, what keeps it on it toes and of course, its challenges; not forgetting the impact of modern technology in organizing conferences.

Kevin Avila: 6 IoT Applications that Improved Lives in Africa – A Story of 6 Countries

06-02-2016 | 10:30:00
The last seven years have seen a rise in activities geared towards IoT across the globe among technology practitioners, private businesses and education institutions. In 2013, it was estimated that there were about 80 things being connected to the internet per second.

Motola Oyebanjo: Innovation? What a Terrible Idea!

05-31-2016 | 10:36:00
May is Innovation Month here at Union Bank as we think up great ideas via our Ideas Bank to create new products and improve our processes, so we can give more value to our customers.

Call Centre Conference Africa | Nairobi, 29-31 August 2016

05-31-2016 | 09:50:00
The call centre industry throughout Africa is growing faster than in any other region of the world.

[Interview] Mitchell Prather, Managing Director, Djembe Communications

05-31-2016 | 08:57:00
In this exclusive interview with Africa Business Communities, Mitchell Prather, Managing Director of Djembe Communications speaks on how he made it in the Public Relations industry and shares an insight on how technology as become a part of Public Relations.

[Interview] Lukas Reichmuth, Founder, Swisatec, South Africa

05-30-2016 | 14:14:00
Founder and Director of Swisatec, a property development and management company, Mr. Lukas Reichmuth throws more light on the state of the real estate sector in Africa and introduces Swisatec’s latest concept.

Boma Braide: Is Entrepreneurship the answer to low-paying jobs?

05-30-2016 | 11:17:00
I have been asking this question since the new change agents came on board in the running of affairs of Nigeria. Right now, everything is on the rise.

Africa’s CEOs look to innovation and technology to stimulate growth in uncertain global economic environment

05-23-2016 | 09:11:00
After more than a decade of urbanisation, Africa is poised for a digital revolution. Increasingly, organisations are using technology to challenge business models and disrupt competitors in markets.