Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Women Innovators

How Innovators are Redefining Tradition-Bound Construction Industry – WEF Report

A report from the World Economic Forum claims that new technologies and business models are transforming the engineering and construction industry faster than ever, with 3D-printed houses, automatically designed hospitals, prefabricated skyscrapers – futuristic...

Without Industries Will Africa Gain from Global Trade Agreements?

There is no doubt that the world has adopted a consensus to break down barriers and construct bridges for integration as a function of development. In today’s global experience, the role of interdependence, information sharing...

Leadership in the Digital Age: It isn’t About Control, but Comfort with Uncertainty

The C-suite executives and HR leaders that will succeed in the era of digital change and global economic and political uncertainty will be those that are the most curious and adaptable rather than those...

How Funders are Challenging Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is not easy, but the joy of not being financially handicapped or unemployed overshadows the strenuous ordeal one has to go through to establish a company and the difficulty of getting...
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...

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...