Features
Crowdfunding gains momentum in Africa
09-26-2016 | 15:18:00
Community-based financial solidarity and fundraising are an integral part of the African culture and traditions. Across Africa, communities are accustomed to pooling funds to support various charity-focused, social and economic local projects.


[Column] Brett Parker, MD SAP Africa: Ambition and opportunity in IT in Africa
09-12-2016 | 13:14:00
The potential gains to be made from the rapid growth of the African digital economy cannot be overstated. An estimated 360 million mobile devices, $75billion in annual e-commerce sales and a $300billion internet-driven boost to GDP is forecast by 2025.


Africa Works! 2016: How to finance a company in Africa
09-08-2016 | 12:03:00
Africa Works!, the largest event in The Netherlands that focuses on doing business in Africa, will take place in November under the theme ‘Innovation in finance.’


[Interview] Ganiyat Alli: Founder, Nigerian Diaspora Male & Female Pageant, UK
09-05-2016 | 13:45:00
Ganiyat Alli is a woman on a mission to unite the Nigerian Diaspora in the UK. The 27 year old entrepreneur has the ambition and drive to make a difference in the Nigerian Diaspora community through the Mr & Miss Nigeria UK pageant.


[Column] Chioma Nnani: The God Business in Nigeria
09-05-2016 | 12:55:00
I mentioned earlier – I think it was in a publicity interview – how I will back out of any deal where any soul dares mention god/Jesus/any religious variation.


[Column] Glenn Davies: AFRICA - The Richest Poorest place on Earth
08-30-2016 | 10:55:00
If you were asked to think of 3 words that best define Africa, would ‘wealthy’ be one of them? My Company’s been doing business in Africa now for a while, and can safely say it has not been easy.


[Column] Banjo Dominic: Investing in today’s West Africa
08-30-2016 | 10:35:00
Many West African countries are on the rise in globalization according to Wikipedia chart of 2015. Nigeria, until very recently overtaken by South Africa, had the largest GDP in Africa with a nominal value of $480.066 billion, making her the largest and the leading economy in Africa for a long time.


[Interview] Princess Onitilo, Founder, Tress Free, UK
08-18-2016 | 10:38:00
Born in South East London to a Sierra Leonean mother and Nigerian father, Princess Onitilo graduated with honours from Warwick University with a degree in Law and Sociology. And then her entrepreneurial spirit led her down a different path with the launch of Tress Free.


Nigeria’s Smartphone Users Spend 193minutes on Device Daily
08-17-2016 | 10:17:00
A new report has shown that an average smartphone user in Nigeria spends about 193 minutes on the device, either browsing, texting or making calls daily.


[Column] Chris Green: BREXIT and African Union relationships and future
08-17-2016 | 09:30:00
Financially it seems that Brexit has created the possibility of some form of economic changes in Africa. The African Union (AU) leaders have met to analyse the impact of this event and of course look at ways toward an even bigger continental integration of the continent and ways to benefit from this momentous event.


Increased Use of Objective Lenses in Imaging and Photography to Propel Objective Lens Market in Africa
08-11-2016 | 12:26:00
Market Research Hub (MRH) has added a new market intelligence report to its comprehensive collection of research studies, a 165-page research study titled “Objective Lens Markets in Africa to 2020.


Why Nigeria is the key mobile market in Africa
08-09-2016 | 13:06:00
African mobile marketing company Twinpine has launched a Nigerian mobile trend report, looking at how users are consuming data and using mobile, highlighting why Nigeria is the biggest and key mobile market in Africa.


[Column] Chioma Nnani: Make me your everything
08-08-2016 | 11:21:00
You know how they say "customer is king"? Well, some like to take it way too far - especially when they've not even become customers, yet.


Ultra broadband is becoming more prominent in Africa
07-26-2016 | 11:44:00
The Huawei ICT Summit & UBBS (Ultra-Broadband Summit) was held in Pretoria on the 19th July 2016. With the theme of “Broadband for All, Building a Better Connected Africa”, the summit was attended by some 300 delegates, including operator executives, experts from industrial standards organizations and consultants.


The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
07-25-2016 | 13:13:00
Different African countries regulate the employment impact of business transfers differently. The key distinction across jurisdictions is whether or not there is an automatic transfer of employment with going concern transfers, and if there is, whether this applies in outsourcing situations as well.


OPEC Sees Brexit Risk to Oil Demand, Slide in Non-OPEC Supply
07-14-2016 | 12:07:00
OPEC said the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union could curb global economic growth next year, notably in Europe, where the risk is that demand for oil could fall.


[Column] Top Six Free Apps for Busy Nigerian Mothers
07-12-2016 | 14:33:00
Mothers can only do their best. But with mobile apps, they can achieve more. There are tons of helpful apps for busy Nigerian mothers.


[Rudolf Huber] Those Low Oil Prices the Best Chance Africa has had in a Long Time?
07-04-2016 | 13:02:00
We are halfway through 2016 and Africa looks set for despair and gloom. Faltering oil prices have brought misery to many African countries that have grown dependent on the oil income and yet, there is a strong silver lining as the easy clippings from oil and gas gave all African nations the wrong sort of incentives for years.


Chioma Nnani: Dead Weight at Work
07-04-2016 | 11:44:00
So, I think I previously mentioned that I'm working on this project where I have to do something about an autobiography of one of the most inspirational men that Nigeria has ever produced; he is truly one of Nigeria's best-kept secrets.


[Korede Ologun] How does Brexit affect business in Africa?
07-04-2016 | 09:15:00
The world continues to weigh in on the impacts of Britain’s exit from the European Union especially with a tone of epitaph. Obviously, there will be consequences such as painful renegotiation of trade deals, security and movement.