Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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...

The Marketsquare Africa: An Application for New Age Business Partnerships

Last week the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce held a business breakfast and networking event at the Prestigious InterContinental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria and the central theme was centred on technology, the new age entrepreneur...
West Africa

Are Investors in West Africa shifting Focus?

Understanding changes in the property investment landscape With global and regional capital continuing to flow into West African Real Estate, investors are starting to diversify their funds across the region and move away from the...
Uber

Why Africa’s Cab Drivers Must Accept The Uber Reality

Early February this year, criminal gangs attacked drivers for the app-based taxi service, Uber, in Kenya. The attacks lasted for several days and required the intervention of security agencies to be quelled. The BBC reported...

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...

Africa Green Revolution Forum: What’s in it for Agribusinesses on the Continent?

With more than half of sub-Saharan Africa’s population living in the rural areas, it is surprising that Africa’s agriculture does not grow fast enough to meet the continent’s dietary needs. It is for this...

World Food Day: Adapting Africa’s Agriculture to the Exigencies of Climate Change

This World Food Day, Sunday, October 16, 2016, will mark the 71st anniversary of the creation of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) whose primary objective is to free humanity from hunger and...
Transfers

Africa’s Urgent Need To Stop Outflow Of Illegal Transfers

In a recent interview with Africa Renewal, Thabo Mbeki, former President of South Africa, who chairs the High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, reiterated the point that Africa must do something to...
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...

Why Financial Inclusion Is Important for Nigerian Farmers

Prof. Danbaba Danju, the Managing Director, Bank of Agriculture (BOA), has revealed the reasons why the bank is driving financial inclusion among Nigerian farmers.  The development financial institution recently adopted electronic methods to identify real...