News
[Ghana] John Awuah new MD/CEO of Universal Merchant Bank UMB
03-05-2015 | 22:28:00
The Board of Directors of Universal Merchant Bank ("UMB") announces the appointment of a new CEO of the bank, Mr. John Awuah, who will be leading the next phase of the bank's strategy.


[Ghana] Vodafone Wholesale launches loyalty programme
03-05-2015 | 12:38:17
In line with an inherent aspiration of building lasting relationships with customers, Vodafone Wholesale Ghana has launched a Loyalty programme with attractive benefits for its customers across the continent.


IMF Hosts Conference On 'Managing Capital Flows - Lessons From Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies' in Mauritius
03-05-2015 | 12:14:00
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) hosted on March 2, 2015, a conference titled, "Managing Capital Flows: Lessons from Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies" in Balaclava, Turtle Bay, Mauritius. The Hon. Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, and David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, opened the conference, followed by a keynote address from Princeton Professor Dani Rodrik, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.


[Kenya] Bidco Africa lowers consumer prices
03-05-2015 | 12:03:26
Bidco Africa Limited has lowered the prices of its every day consumer products. The change affects the recommended retail prices of popular units in the Bidco basket including Golden Fry, Kimbo and Chipsy brands in the oils and fats category; and Msafi, Kuku and Bull brand laundry bars soaps.


Sovereign Ferries Acquire New Flagship Vessel for West Africa Ferry Operations
03-05-2015 | 11:59:19
Sovereign Ferries, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Westminster Group, has announced today that it has acquired a Flagship vessel to head up its West African Ferry Service.


 
Features
[Interview] Laura Eboa Songue, Founder A-listers, Cameroon
03-04-2015 | 08:28:00
Laura Eboa Songue is a Cameroonian entrepreneur. She co-founded Afropolitan media FASHIZBLACK six years ago. Her experiences in business strategy, marketing, African pop culture and tech startups have culminated in her latest venture, A-listers.org.


[Interview] Emmanuel Nyame, Dream Pathway International Ghana
03-02-2015 | 12:11:00
Emmanuel Nyame is director of Dream Pathway International, Ghana, a management consultancy firm that specializes in business growth, financing and expansion. Social Entrepreneur and Kairos Society Fellow, he is also the organizer of the Ghana Startup Cup.


[Interview] Johnson Okorie, Digital Marketing Consultant at KorieFusion
02-20-2015 | 11:18:00
Nigerian Johnson Okorie is the senior Digital Marketing Consultant at KorieFusion, an Agency that uses Digital Marketing Strategies to Grow business revenue, profits & bottom-lines & boost brand's visibility. He is also the MD/CEO of Clickable Resources.


Africa Business Communities is launching the LinkedIn Groups Africa e-Commerce & Nigeria e-Commerce
02-10-2015 | 07:36:00
Today Africa Business Communities is launching the LinkedIn Group Africa e-Commerce. You are more than welcome to join!


Mark Mobius: Africa’s Electrifying Future
01-21-2015 | 16:13:23
Emerging and frontier markets are a focal point of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which takes place during the week of January 19. One of the sessions, “Achieving Africa’s Growth Agenda,” is of particular interest to me


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