Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Airbus A350 XWB

AMCON February Takeovers: Like Aero, Like Arik?

The announcement that Nigeria's Bad Bank the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over the management of Arik Air on Thursday afternoon, a year after it announced the same fate for Aero...

Six HR trends to look out for in 2017

By Anja van Beek, Vice President for People (HR),Sage International (Africa, Middle East, Asia & Australia)  We’re seeing the pace of change in human resources (HR) accelerate as digital technologies change the way we work, as digital natives...
Economic

Eleven Actions Required for (Nigeria’s) Speedy Economic Turnaround

Atedo N A Peterside The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) is doing some things right, such as the effort to curb overhead expenditures and to be more frugal than past administrations, but then they are...

Implications of Offshoring ICT/Telecommunication Jobs by Operators in Nigeria

The bourgeoisie everywhere in the world is mainly concerned about continuous lowering of cost of production in order to maximise profit. In their drive for this maximization of profit they adopt various methods sinister...

Benefits of investing in legally licenced software outweigh costs for African businesses

Some Small & Medium Businesses in West Africa try to cut corners and save money by pirating business software. This is a shortsighted approach, since legitimate software licences yield powerful return on investment (ROI) and...

Financial Resolutions for a New Year

By Anton van Heerden, Executive Vice-President, Africa & Middle East at Sage The New Year is here, bringing with it fresh opportunities and challenges. Here are some financial resolutions to kick-start your small business in 2017. ...

Outsourcing Your Payroll Lets You Focus on Growth and Strategy

By Anton van Heerden, Executive Vice-President, Africa & Middle East at Sage  As a business builder or the manager of an enterprise in Africa, you face a complex regulatory and tax environment as well as ever-stricter...

Prioritising Energy Infrastructure Key to Resuscitating an Ailing Economy

By Chigaemezu Oparaugo and Emmanuel Ogbonnaya As commodity prices plummeted globally, devastating Africa’s economy which has been touted as the next frontier of global capitalism and expansion, policy makers have taken up the din chant...

Financial Institution Crisis in Africa: Causes and Solutions

By Olawale Rotimi Opeyemi Formal financial sector in Africa has been rocked with tough crisis over the recent decade; events of recent years have deepened the crisis. In all African nations, financial institutions are faced...
Telecom

Nigeria’s Strong Presentation at ITU bodes well for Future Telecoms Investment in Nigeria

Nigeria’s government and private sectors have made a pitch to foreign investors at the 2016 International Telecommunication Union conference, Telecoms World, where they presented the country’s developments in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) opportunities...