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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.


Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Repositioning Yourself – find a job, Keep it (Part 2)
06-30-2016 | 11:42:00
Many job-seekers are prepared for employment; however, a segment of people looking for work don't have what are called job readiness skills. Job readiness skills are the basic, fundamental skills that a job seeker or an employee must have to be employable.


Africa Offers Huge Potential for Cashless Payment – MasterCard VP
06-28-2016 | 11:45:00
Vice President and Area Business Head West Africa, Mastercard, Omokehinde Adebanjo has said that African countries share some of the world’s highest speeds of digital growth with people now constantly in pursuit of faster and more convenient ways of paying for goods and services.


Rita Cheng: 5 Free Apps to Help You Control Your Finances
06-27-2016 | 11:06:00
In a not-so-distant past, people tracked their personal finances by saving every single receipt and painstakingly balancing a checkbook. Technology has evolved over the decades, and now financial help is literally at our fingertips. Here are five apps I recommend to get your financial life in order:


Buhari’s first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed
06-22-2016 | 12:35:00
President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising Nigerians "change". Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of what has changed in Nigeria since 29 May 2015 when he was sworn in.


Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Repositioning Yourself – find a job, Keep it (Part 1)
06-22-2016 | 12:11:00
Practically speaking life itself could be tiring. Looking for, finding, and keeping a job could be mountainously challenging. I cannot promise you that what I am going to say will form a miraculous wand with which you could get a job in a flash, or that will guarantee your keeping the one you have.


Chioma Nnani: When things go right in the Nigerian Industry
06-21-2016 | 12:56:00
I remember being so mad that on a weekend, I tweeted a bank about the inept account manager they had lumbered me with. First thing on Monday morning, I got a call from my new account manager.


Rita Cheng: How Small Businesses Can Control Costs in the Early Stages
06-20-2016 | 12:44:00
We asked Rita Cheng, a financial advisor who works with small businesses, about ways entrepreneurs can keep costs down in the early months. She is a member of NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor network.


Investing in science and research has massive benefits for Africa’s economy - AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina
06-20-2016 | 12:17:00
The Bank’s President Akinwumi Adesina was speaking at the 7th Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), where he was awarded the FARA Leadership Prize for advancing agricultural science, technology and innovation in Africa.


World Telecom Labs Unveils Findings of 2016’s Only Survey about African Telecom Development
06-20-2016 | 11:51:00
World Telecom Labs (WTL) has unveiled the findings of its recent survey about the management and rollout of voice and/or data deployments in Africa that have been financed by Universal Service Funds (USF).


Stallone-Obaraemi Samuel: Building a Winning Team
06-09-2016 | 09:42:00
In a team, being smart does not mean being the most intelligent, but having simple, common-sense about people and situations.


Chioma Nnani: Sycophancy in Business
06-07-2016 | 12:59:00
A business-owner takes the time to create job descriptions and specifications, then recruits staff only to surround themselves with sycophants whose strength is eye-service.


Kevin Avila: 6 IoT Applications that Improved Lives in Africa – A Story of 6 Countries
06-02-2016 | 12:31:00
The last seven years have seen a rise in activities geared towards IoT across the globe among technology practitioners, private businesses and education institutions. In 2013, it was estimated that there were about 80 things being connected to the internet per second.


Motola Oyebanjo: Innovation? What a Terrible Idea!
05-31-2016 | 12:34:00
May is Innovation Month here at Union Bank as we think up great ideas via our Ideas Bank to create new products and improve our processes, so we can give more value to our customers.


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.