Features
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.


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.