Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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...

African Challenges to African Development

By Ehiedu Iweriebor The parlous story of African economic and social development since independence best expressed in the failure to achieve the autonomous capacity for self-actuated development and in particular to create conditions of national...
Charter Treaty

Vast Opportunities In The 2016 Southern Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit

As key decision makers and representatives from governments, power developers, banks, export credit agencies, investors and the general business community from Southern Africa and the wider international community get set for the 2016 Southern...
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...

How Ghana’s Electricity Crisis is Increasing Investments in Alternatives

Energy is the backbone for development in any nation as it serves as a catalyst for economic activities and jobs creation, in Ghana electricity is generated by hydro-electric dams and thermal plants, mainly managed...

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. ...
oil

Oil Crash Shows Africa What It’s Missing

As at the time of writing this piece, many oil dependent African countries could not meet basic obligations, ranging from payment of public workers’ wages to provision of water and sanitation. Some of them like...
Cement

The Scramble For Market Share in Nigeria’s Cement Market

Nigerian consumers are laughing last as cement manufacturers fight over who controls what in the ever-dynamic market. At the moment, each cement company is coming up with innovative strategies that will enable it gain a...
Infrastructure

Counting the Gains of Kenya’s Infrastructure Projects

Evaluation of the infrastructure projects in Kenya reveals that the projects are on track and having a huge impact on Kenya’s economic growth. Indeed the impact of these projects are being felt in the areas...

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...