Sunday, March 26, 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...

Fish-Rich Mauritania looks to its Nouadhibou Port for a Brighter Future

Nestled on a peninsula overlooking the world's biggest graveyard of ships, the port of Nouadhibou may hold the key to a better future for Mauritania's 3.9 million people, of whom 42 per cent live...

Severe Hunger likely to persist in Southern Madagascar – FAO

Consecutive years of drought amplified this year by El Niño will have lasting impact - nearly 850 000 people need urgent humanitarian assistance  The impact of severe El Niño-induced drought on crop production in southern...

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...
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...

Supporting the Kingdom of Morocco – Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir

In recent decades the Kingdom of Morocco has embarked on a path that fully commits the nation to a development and civil course that is at once progressive and strongly connected to its national identity. The Moroccan...
economy

Regulatory Reform And The Ease Of Doing Business Matters For Long Term Growth And...

Op-ed by DFID-Ghana Country Director on better regulatory reform Ghana has so much going for it. In September, at this quarter’s awards ceremony for the UK’s ENGINE programme, I had the honour of meeting our...