The fiscal roadmap presented by the Finance Minister at the Lagos Business School Annual Dinner for 2016 is a broad spectrum of implicit ideas targeted at improving the status quo.
[Column] Partnering for impact: How government and the private sector can advance skills development in Africa
Private sector participation needs to be viewed as not only valuable to education and skills development but as integral to it. At a national level, the private sector should be considered an essential partner in education planning and as advisors to Ministries of Education.
So I was talking to someone who's really good at internet marketing and she was telling me that some people in my industry buy followers on social media, and how that's a really dumb thing to do.
M-learning is particularly useful in countries where literacy rates are low, and where school children struggle to complete their education - whether due to poor school facilities, the prevalence of child labour or poor transport infrastructure making it hard for children physically to reach the classroom.
The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. The US President-elect had earned the sobriquet of “climate denier,” for his claim that climate change is a hoax.
Macro-economic instability fuelled by low oil prices and global economic sentiment will continue to be the main driver of business risks across West Africa in 2017.
Despite the best intentions of major businesses, too many corporate social responsibility projects do not always deliver the expected outcomes intended.
African Travel Spend expected to rise 24 Percent with Introduction of African Union Passport Introduction in 2018
Travellers from four countries – South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt were surveyed, with those having flown in the past 24 months saying they would spend 24 percent more with the introduction of the passport.
Imagine you live in a small village in rural Kenya. Your daughter attends university in Nairobi and needs financial support to buy textbooks and pay her rent. How do you send her money if you, like many Kenyans, don’t have a bank account or internet access?
The Employment & Benefits team at pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has put together a Guide covering the employment consequences in business transfers in Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
In 2014, Nigeria became Africa’s largest economy, reflecting a decade of sustained economic growth based on a more diverse, service-orientated economy that is less reliant on oil revenue.
New research released today by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) finds that informal professional networks and communities are more important for entrepreneurial success than formal structures such as incubators and accelerators.
There are a variety of different ways in which a law firm can measure its success, depending on the perspective taken. If law firms have the expertise that their clients need, when their clients need it, in the location that their clients operate in, then they are positioned to succeed.
Forget bootstraps, Africa is a continent dragging itself up by its code strings to become a global player - but it needs more software developers
Economic transformation can revive Africa’s growth rates while promoting development and climate goals, according to a new report from the New Climate Economy.
Nigeria is one of the most connected countries in the world when it comes to receiving and sending money, according to The Western Union Company, a global leader in global payment services.
The African Development Bank’s agenda for transforming Africa’s agriculture was lauded at the 5th KOAFEC Ministerial Conference held in Seoul, South Korea’s capital.
New Report Shows How Africa’s Electricity Providers Can Be Profitable and Still Make Electricity Affordable
A new World Bank study outlines how Sub-Saharan Africa’s struggling power utilities can be financially viable and at the same time make electricity access affordable for the poor.
There are different sorts and levels of customer service that a person can get in Nigeria. Some will leave you biting your fingers and swearing by everything that is important to you, never to patronise them again. And the rest will blow your mind.
In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients. Just a month later, SAP announced that it was partnering with South Africa's Dimension Data to launch SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.