While Nigeria has long held the crown as the business capital of West Africa, a smaller African country is gradually gaining ground. This country's burgeoning middle class has a strong sense of its own identity and is ready to embrace international brands, yet too few companies have taken the trouble to get to know West Africa's brightest business gem - Ghana.
Issued by TNS South Africa 11 Dec 2013 10:20
You're the proud owner of a brand-spanking new business. You're all geared up with a killer idea and a sheaf of registration papers hot off the press. So what's next?
By Linda Botha 11 Dec 2013 09:41
Not sure whether or not to include a photo of yourself on your CV? What's the minimum amount of time you should stay at a company to avoid looking like a job-hopper? We answer both these questions this week.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Dec 2013 09:36
Homecoming Revolution was established in South Africa in 2003 and is described as a proven one-stop platform for African skills repatriation. I chatted to company founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.
By Ilse van den Berg 9 Dec 2013 12:58
'2D is the opportunity to use data to communicate with the consumer on their smart phone. It is part of what was a big trend, but now is viewed as part of our lives, mobility. Mobile marketing is driving 2D and is a pillar of 2D.'
By Danette Breitenbach 9 Dec 2013 10:10
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market. However both opportunities also bring with them some concerns.
By James McKerrell 5 Dec 2013 14:36
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close. Retailers can no longer put us in the consumer-only box - they have to take on a more human approach in reaching their sales targets.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
Nigeria's military has restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists, which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
5 Dec 2013 08:38
Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2013 Forbes Africa Person of the Year which celebrates the individual who has had the most influence on events of the year gone by.
3 Dec 2013 13:39
Make it a happy holiday: in this week's BizCareers Column, your leave woes are answered and we advise on how to face those December resignation blues - will you lose your bonus or not.
By Juliette Attwell 2 Dec 2013 09:53
The list of the '100 Most Influential Africans', which offers a glimpse into the diverse breed of young and established leaders intent on reinventing the face of Africa, has been released by pan African publication, New African.
28 Nov 2013 09:15
Telecoms service provider revenues grew by 4% in 2010 to reach $1.85 trillion, driven by strong growth in the mobile market in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) economies, according to new figures from Ovum.
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