Features
Boma Braide: Is Entrepreneurship the answer to low-paying jobs?
05-30-2016 | 13:16:00
I have been asking this question since the new change agents came on board in the running of affairs of Nigeria. Right now, everything is on the rise.


Africa’s CEOs look to innovation and technology to stimulate growth in uncertain global economic environment
05-23-2016 | 11:11:00
After more than a decade of urbanisation, Africa is poised for a digital revolution. Increasingly, organisations are using technology to challenge business models and disrupt competitors in markets.


[Interview] Georgina Fihosy, Founder, Special Touch Designs, UK
05-17-2016 | 09:46:00
British-Born Nigerian Georgina Fihosy is a UK certified pharmacist, founder and editor of lifestyle blog ThatHealthyFeeling.co.uk, and creative entrepreneur behind the African inspired greeting cards company, Special Touch Designs. Her interview with Nigeria Business Communities:


Banking security in Africa reaching a tipping point - Schalk Nolte, CEO, Entersekt
05-16-2016 | 11:17:00
Entersekt CEO, Schalk Nolte, looks at the growing security risks for banks and financial institutions in Africa and explains why complacency is no longer an option.


"Africa is on the right path" - Elumelu, Adesina, Graca Machel
05-16-2016 | 09:09:00
So say the co-chairs at the recently concluded World Economic Forum on Africa which was held in Kigali, Rwanda from May 11th -13th, 2016.


Adedunmade Onibokun: A call for corporate governance in Nigeria’s public sector
05-12-2016 | 12:45:00
The Nigerian public sector is generally admitted by Nigerians themselves as definitely not functioning at optimum capacity; there are various lapses by government agencies which contribute to poor governance and, in extension, underdevelopment.


Terragon Group set to make Augmented Reality mainstream in Africa
05-10-2016 | 12:16:00
The Terragon Group has revealed the launch of its Augmented Reality (AR) solution for Africa. According to the company, this new feat which ties into its vision – Innovation to make mobile meaningful – further strengthens the capabilities of the mobile device as a key advertising channel in Africa.


Africa has moved from mobile first to “mobile only market”
05-02-2016 | 12:05:00
With African mobile users unlocking devices over 150 times a day, Nomophobia (the fear of being without mobile devices) is sweeping across Africa, according to leading speakers at Mobile West Africa in Lagos.


[Tony Elumelu] Growing Food and Growing Entrepreneurs: The fuel for Africa’s Future
04-28-2016 | 11:43:00
Agriculture is arguably the most strategic sector on the continent because: It delivers 2-3 times the return on investment, in terms of improved economic well-being, as other sectors, represents 32% of Africa’s GDP; and employs 65% of the working population.


Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Dealing with Job Loss
04-25-2016 | 10:27:00
President Muhammadu Buhari carefully advised Nigerians to brace for the worst, economically speaking. One of the glaring pointers to economic hardship is unemployment.


Chioma Nnani: The Simple things about Customer Services
04-21-2016 | 12:00:00
About a couple of weeks ago something went wrong at my online store. The result was that someone – a customer – was supposed to have been directed to a specific page to access the product they were interested in


Harriman Oyofo: Plugging the Safety Leaks when at work
04-21-2016 | 11:53:00
Ok, let’s get real. Everybody has their pet challenge with safety, what yours? Money (obviously!), people, material, tools, work environment, client sales or what?


[Interview] Melissa Ruggles, Managing Director, Africa-America Press Center
04-14-2016 | 12:24:00
A veteran of international development and communications, Melissa Ruggles has channeled her expertise into connecting American companies with the African Media. Her interview with Nigeria Business Communities:


Wayne Houghton: Will Africa be digitally relevant ten years from today?
04-14-2016 | 10:03:00
By 2025, jobs which were common place in 2015 will no longer exist. Students graduating in 2016 will have obsolete qualifications for which there will no longer be a profession by 2025.


Hotel development in Africa jumps 30% to 64,000 rooms, Nigeria leading in numbers, followed by Angola
04-11-2016 | 10:54:00
The number of planned hotel rooms in Africa has soared to 64,000 in 365 hotels, up almost 30% on the previous year, according to new figures from the annual W Hospitality Group Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey.


Chioma Nnani: Respect your friend’s hustle
04-07-2016 | 13:30:00
Someone who wants you to do well doesn't take their money elsewhere (after having used your services), if you are good at what you do. It takes a special level of evil-heartedness to do this to someone who is a friend or family.


Harriman Oyofo: Being the boss does not imply 'Bossing'
04-06-2016 | 13:07:00
Staff training is not an all comer’s game, don’t just dive in hoping for the best. There are certified safety trainers, seek them out to help work on closing your identified learning and competence gaps if you’re to turnaround your crew. Remember, like in all trades, quacks abound in safety as well.


Motola Oyebanjo: My new Romance with The Stallion
04-04-2016 | 12:35:00
When I informed close friends and family that I had been invited to take on the role of Head Strategic Communications at Union Bank, I got different reactions ranging from "you better be joking!" and all the way to "that Bank for old people?!"


Keynote address by Tony Elumelu at the Harvard Development Conference
04-04-2016 | 12:26:00
The overall theme of this year’s conference, “Pathways to Progress” is very appropriate because, whilst we all agree that development is desirable, there is much we can debate on what constitutes an effective development program or paradigm, or what policy priority is the right fit for which region.


Chioma Nnani: There are no business curses, only business mistakes
03-22-2016 | 12:16:00
Regardless of how much you tithe, if you're not plugging at least some of your profits back into your business, you will go broke. If you spend more than you earn, no prophecy will deliver you from poverty.