Category archives for: Governance

Why the Pan-African Parliament Must Clean Up its Act if it Wants to Survive

May 26, 2018//-The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has recently been in the news for the wrong reasons. There have been allegations of abuse of power by its Cameroonian president, Nkodo Dang.

Investing in Africa: MultiChoice Marks Africa Day

May 25, 2018//-MultiChoice Africa today 25th May joined Africa and the rest of the world to mark Africa Day.

Ghana’s Hilary Arko-Dadzie Shines in Zimbabwe, Receives Prestigious Award 

May 24, 2018//- Ghana’s Hilary Arko-Dadzie, a senior international business leader has been recognised by the Woman Excel Organisation for shinning the light for women in Zimbabwe as a successful business executive at the annual awards that celebrates distinguished women leaders.

Why Lesotho Constitutional Court Declaration is a Big Boost to Press Freedom

New York, United States of America, May 24, 2018/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed yesterday’s ruling by Lesotho’s Constitutional Court that criminal defamation is unconstitutional, calling it a significant step toward safeguarding press freedom in the country.

Is Big Tech Destroying Retail Markets?

When online markets for consumer goods and services first emerged, they were hailed for empowering shoppers, encouraging competition, and reducing transaction costs. But much as changed since then, and if current trends continue, online markets will become markets in name only. Washington DC, US, May 17, 2018// – Information technology is not just transforming markets; […]

UN: Many Technological and Development Gaps still Remain

May 15, 2018//-The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UN CSTD) acknowledged that many technological and development gaps still remain. 

The COO Dilemma: Making the Visionary Visible – the COO Role in Executing Exponential Organisational Strategy

Nairobi, Kenya, May 14,  2018//-The term ‘exponential organisation’ was first introduced in a 2014 book by the Singularity University founding director Salim Ismail and co-authors Michael Malone and Yuri van Geest.

Why Excessive Tax is No Solution to Kenya’s Gambling Problem

May 11, 2018//-It is barely four months after the coming into force of the 35 per cent tax on gaming revenue, and the Treasury is proposing new tax changes in the gambling industry.

Senior Manager Accuses His Boss of Awarding Contracts to Relative

Accra, Ghana, May 10, 2018//-A former Procurement Manager at the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Benony Bleponny, is accusing the Director-General, Kofi Osei-Ameyaw and Human Resource and Administration Director, Fiifi Amissah, of manipulating the process in order to give 11 contracts to Ram’s Kitchen owned by the former’s in-law.

South Africa destroys 1000s of Confiscated DVDs

Pretoria, South Africa, May 8, 2018/ — The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the South African Police Services (SAPS), City of Cape Town Informal Traders Unit, City of Cape Town (Economic Development) and Cape Town Metro Police destroyed close to 106 000 illegal pirated DVDs and […]

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