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[BLOG] Brand communication: When trust is violated

01-18-2012 | 12:11:02
Trust is a social capital. Often it may be stronger in weight than any other factors which dictate brand’s well-being. Someone has noted ‘we may not ...

[BLOG] The Diaspora community provides incredible opportunities.

01-17-2012 | 13:16:31
The importance of the Diaspora in Development cannot be emphasized enough. The international community, the international development institutions and ...

[BLOG] Africa may have first commercial 4G network in 2012

01-17-2012 | 09:17:44
A public stament put out late last year by an Ericsson executive said:Africa could have its first commercial long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G network ...

[BLOG] “The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Deconstructing ECOWAS’s war chest of $US252million, or a Brief Tale on Financing African Integration.

01-17-2012 | 06:39:04
One of the major highlights of the festive season was hearing on no less than the BBC world service business news that apart from Africa’s supposed rise ...

[BLOG] Social media crucial during Nigerian protest

01-13-2012 | 12:53:20
As another day of protests started in Nigeria and people started marching on the streets of Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, Sokoto and elsewhere, one could ...

[BLOG] To rent or to buy a house in 2012?

01-10-2012 | 09:24:29
Experts disagree on best time to invest in property as economic outlook is uncertain, writes Loni Prinsloo. Those wanting to enter the residential property ...

[BLOG] An Open Letter To All Nigerians Living Abroad.

01-09-2012 | 10:57:56
By Adewale T Akande in Spain. My dear countrymen and women, I am using this urgent and important open letter to congratulate all Nigerians from all ethnic ...

[INTERVIEW] Realising greater value from technology investments in Africa

01-05-2012 | 12:15:00
This week Africa Business Communities speak to Jonathan Tawiah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Ostec Ghana Limited. Educated in the UK, Jonathan ...

[BLOG] Brand Communication: Essence of listening

01-05-2012 | 10:51:02
Effective brand communication rests on certain pillars. Some of which include listening, speaking: oral or writing, message, medium and target. Each ...

[BLOG] Reverse labour migration to Angola, a solution or a curse ?

01-05-2012 | 09:02:00
The last two years we can see a remarkable phenomenon that occurs in the labor market of Angola. Increasingly we see young Portuguese emigrating from ...

[BLOG] A Meaningful Approach to Transition

01-04-2012 | 08:33:18
As the end of another year is upon us, we are surrounded by outplaying energies of the known, the unknown and transition.  We have young school leavers, ...

[BLOG] New dawn calls for bold leadership.

01-03-2012 | 10:09:05
What are the core trends that will intensify in this year, 2012, the start of the second decade of the 21st century?Despite significant advances, we stand ...

[BLOG] Boko Haram: The Dilemma of Human Ignorance, Religion Fideism and Failure of Leadership

01-03-2012 | 09:57:34
By Adewale T Akande in Spain. Without mincing words, I am using this opportunity to console the souls of innocent citizens that lost their lives, commiserates ...

[BLOG] The new Africa Strategy 2012

01-03-2012 | 07:41:13
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus In Accra. It is about time representative African ambassadors across the world over would want to build on and strengthen their ...

[INTERVIEW] Bright Simons, founder of mPedigree, best IT & digital innovation in Ghana.

12-24-2011 | 06:14:26
This week Africa Business Communities speak to social entrepreneur Bright Simmons, founder of mPedigree, Ghana. An Ashoka fellow and founder of innovative ...

[BLOG] Excessive speed as a vital human factor in road traffic accident.

12-24-2011 | 05:49:11
Columnist. Adewale T Akande. Driving is a means to achieve objectives associated with everyday life in our society. At the same time, driving requires ...

[INTERVIEW] The Rise of Global African Entrepreneurs.

12-21-2011 | 12:16:37
I have been watching a growing shift over many years in global business networks, which suggests a new regime is getting ready to exercise its power ...

[BLOG] Oil Security: A central focus in Africa.

12-21-2011 | 08:46:27
The political turmoil in Northern Africa and the Middle East has demonstrated how fragile energy security in particular oil supply security is for all ...

[BLOG] Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised?

12-19-2011 | 08:03:14
Even if the cover story of the latest Economist is somewhat of a redemption of Africa's “loneliness” on the global stage, truth is Africa did not need ...

[BLOG] The future is Africa

12-15-2011 | 11:58:15
Columnist. Ogho Okit. Ph.D. Chief Economist and Chair Editorial Board BusinessDay. Three things happened in the global market space last week. First, ...