Logo Year 1 | Edition 1 | 11 May 2015
Until the end of June, a campaign billboard in Tema Port calls out to Ghanaian companies to participate in the ‘Export Hero’ contest, by sharing their business story... read more
GNA SAVACEM to mine limestone in Central Gonja
  The Savanna Cement Company Limited (SAVACEM) has applied to the country’s authorities to be granted a 49.98 kilometres squared concession in the Yakombo Forest Reserve in the Central Gonja District to mine limestone deposits in the area to produce cement...

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Samsung launches digital village in Ghana
  Samsung Electronics Africa has launched its Digital Village in the Volta Region of Ghana. Positioned at the heart of communities like Volo in the North Tongu District Assembly, the Digital Village will provide access to the world’s most advanced information and communication technologies, education and health services to under-resourced areas, bridging the digital divide and serving as a catalyst for local business development and government service delivery.

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uniBank Signs a Ten Million Euro Agreement with The European Investment Bank
  niBank Limited has signed a Ten (10) million Euro long term loan agreement with the European Investment Bank(EIB), the largest multilateral lender and borrower in the world...

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Africa News Monitoring – online news monitoring service for companies operating in Africa

Online and social media are growing rapidly in Africa and therefore it has become opportune to create Africanewsmonitoring.com.

Africa Business Communities is a Digital B2B Publisher that enables companies and organizations to connect with African Business Professionals. Clipit Media Monitoring is a leading company in the field of online news monitoring including social media monitoring. Prestigious PR companies like Hill+Knowlton Strategies and multinationals like Unilever, Samsung and Mercedes are using the news monitoring service of Clipit.

Together, they decided to launch Africanewsmonitoring.com, as a service with the following features...

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Airtel Empowers its Customers with the launch of the Airtel Care App

Multiple award winning Telecom Company of the Year, Airtel Ghana has put the power of anytime, anywhere problem resolution into the hands of its customers by launching the Airtel Care App.

This intuitive App has been designed to empower Airtel customers and help them manage all their Airtel services, seamlessly.

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Ghanaian exporters can win market information worth 5000 GHS

Until the end of June, a campaign billboard in Tema Port calls out to Ghanaian companies to participate in the ‘Export Hero’ contest, by sharing their business story.

Participants can win a personalized factsheet with valuable market information - worth 5.000 GHS - that can help them export their products to Europe, and grow their business...

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eSyllabus For Africa supports a street child
  eSyllabus For Africa, a non - governmental organisation, has presented a cheque for GHS 2,800.00 to Street Children Empowerment Foundation (SCEF) to cater for boarding fees of Master Emmanuel Coach, a street child...

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Stratcomm lauds new executive-elects of Institute of Public Relations
  Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) on Wednesday 29 April, 2015 paid a courtesy call on the Executive Council of the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana at the Institute’s secretariat in Accra...

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Tigo announces winners of Digital Changemakers competition
  Telecommunication company Tigo in partnership with Reach for Change, an international NGO, last week announced the two top winners of 2014 Digital Changemakers competition.

The two winners include Alice Mamaga Akosua Amoako and Solomon Avemegah; both final year students of the Ghana Telecom University and together they have developed an app that supports children suffering from autism...

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Ghanaian IT Entrepreneur Enyonam Betty Kumahor selected for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders List

The Cobalt Partners are pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Enyonam Betty Kumahor, Managing Partner, onto the Young Global Leaders (YGLs) 2015 List presented annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Ms. Kumahor joins an illustrious group of leaders that have been selected in previous years including heads of states, Fortune 500 leaders, UN Goodwill Ambassadors, Oscar winners, Olympic gold medalists and Nobel Prize winners...

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Liberty holdings launches STANLIB Ghana in Accra
  Africa's leading asset manager, STANLIB Africa, and its holding company, Liberty Holdings Limited, have launched STANLIB Ghana to increase its footprint in Africa.

The asset manager acquired 100 per cent shareholding in Stanbic Investment Management Services (SIMS) Ghana, now called STANLIB Ghana in August last year...

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John Awuah CEO UMB

Mr. John Awuah, the new Managing Director/CEO of UMB, was warmly welcomed by UMB staff at staff introduction sessions held during his first week in office.

The informal and candid meetings took place in Accra and Kumasi on the 7th and 8th of April respectively...

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[Africa CEO Forum] What does the election of Muhammadu Buhari mean for doing business in Nigeria?

On a regular basis we consult African CEO's about their views on business. Today's question: What does the election of Muhammadu Buhari mean for doing business in Nigeria?

Glenn Davies, Group CEO of Inigmah -  Singapore: "Mr. Buhari's election is a game changer for Nigeria and for Africa as a whole. The very nature of how this election was won shines a positive light on Africa's largest economy and sends a clear signal to the rest of the continent... read more

Leopold Ebegbuna, MD/CEO of Rising Light Global Company: "The President-elect promised an end to the Boko Haram insurgency that has killed thousands of Nigerians and forced over a million to become internally displaced people, IDPs. He campaigned on a reputation as an anti-corruption crusader, and made populist pledges such as stipends for poor people and healthcare for all... read more

Zimkhitha Mqutheni, Managing Director Ukhanyiso Communications - South Africa: "Buhari's victory will give foreign investors confidence to entrust their funds in the Nigerian economy. He has vowed to fight corruption and his intolerance for corrupt officials will bring about change. It is our hope as Africans that even infrastructure will improve to ensure easy accessibility to all areas... read more

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Africa Business Communities launches Platform for Business Bloggers
  Africa Business Communities is looking for bloggers in or operating in the continent of Africa who are writing about business.

We are currently building a team of business bloggers in Africa. Are you a blogger in Africa with insight into the African business climate? Then we might be looking for you...

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We need You to help us to improve African Business Data!
  As we all know the lack of reliable data on African economies is one of the major constraints for the economic growth and foreign direct investment on the continent.

In order to improve African Business Data we have launched the Africa Business Panel.

Over 14,000 people have joined the Africa Business Panel, making it the largest Online Pan-African B2B Market Research Panel...

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Wanted: Headhunters in Africa

Africa is rising! Our members at Africa Business Communities recognize the growth, but also say that it is difficult to find the right high-level candidates to match the rise. Here is where ABC wants to help. Are we getting engaged in executive recruitment?

No, but we would like to help effectively connecting companies in need for highly qualified talents with the executive search firms that are best equipped to find them...

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Africa Business Communities is launching Cote d'Ivoire Business Communities

Africa Business Communities is launching the LinkedIn group Cote d'Ivoire Businsess Communities.

You are more than welcome to join this LinkedIn group.

You can join by clicking here.

You are also welcome to join:

Accra Business Club

Kumasi Business Club

Ghana CEO Network

Ghana Oil & Gas Industry

Ghana Import Export Trading

Ghana Banking Network

Ghana ICT Network

Ghana Media Network

Ghana Food & Retail

Ghana Job Brokers

Click here for a complete overview of our 180 LinkedIn groups and join your favorites
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Bas Vlugt
Founder Africa Business Communities

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