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Identifying the Right Leaders during Crisis Management – Can you hire someone you haven’t met?

Friday 24th April 2020

This global coronavirus pandemic has placed us all in unchartered territory where business plans have been thrown out the window overnight and we are all adjusting to globally ever-changing circumstances. Consensus is that we won’t return to ‘normal’ and as such we have to deal with this new reality. We find ourselves having to act […]

Beyond the Workplace – How to Get Your Staff Engaged and Aligned During the COVID19 Outbreak.

Friday 27th March 2020

Wow– what a difference a week makes.  It feels like the world has shifted on its axis.  The outbreak of Covid-19, or Coronavirus, is accelerating changes in our daily lives as quickly as it’s spreading through the global population.  Following government advice, many companies are now asking their teams to work remotely, and for many […]

Making an Impact with Executives in Africa.

Thursday 5th March 2020

It’s absolutely amazing to think that Executives in Africa has been in operation for a Decade! In those 10 years, I’ve been fortunate the have been both sides of the line as Client and Candidate, this enabling me to provide some unique insight into the operations, culture and values of Executives in Africa. In 2010 […]

EiA – Gold Sponsors of AFSIC 2020 in London May 5-7th 2020

Monday 2nd March 2020

We are very proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 8th Annual AFSIC event which is being held May 5-7th May in London. This is probably the biggest investment event focused solely on Africa with more than 1500 top African Investors from over 40 countries are expected to be attending to build their business […]

In memory of Gary Taylor 29.1.57 – 19.1.20

Friday 31st January 2020

In loving memory of Gary Taylor 29.1.57 – 19.1.20. Today we say farewell to a colleague and our friend. The Executives in Africa Team will celebrate his life this afternoon with his family and friends at 2pm GMT and will be closing our offices as a mark of respect. For those who had the honour […]

Is the ‘Talent Crunch’ coming to Tech Roles across all Sectors? By Nicki Halle, Market Development Manager

Friday 15th November 2019

In Africa, as nowhere else in the world, technology is improving people’s lives – especially through mobile services and applications.  With minimal fixed line phone infrastructure, the continent has embraced the opportunity to leapfrog existing technologies, becoming a world leader in the delivery of such services. From off-grid solar power to mobile money solutions for […]

Executives in Africa Gold Sponsors of AFSIC 2020

Wednesday 6th November 2019

We are proud to announce that Executives in Africa will be Gold Sponsors for the second year running at the AFSIC Conference 2020 being held in London in May. Don’t miss this unrivalled opportunity to gain detailed insights into the positive economic transformation that many parts of Africa are experiencing. This event continues to be […]

Balancing Mobile Lending with Financial Education – Sarah Fitzgerald, MD, interviews Sadia Rajput at the Seamless EA Conference

Wednesday 30th October 2019

With the rapid rise of FinTech companies and increased accessibility to online micro loans and financing, the mobile lending industry currently estimates there are… seven million borrowers in Kenya… procuring loans from more than 50 digital lenders… with the average loan size being $40… and interest rates up to 150 per cent. Mobile lenders came […]

What is at the Centre of the Innovation Equation? by Chris Colbert, former Managing Director, Harvard Innovation Labs

Wednesday 16th October 2019

In September, as part of the Seamless East Africa Conference in Nairobi, I stood before a large group of executives, government officials and startup founders and delivered a keynote talk titled Inside Innovation.  The gist of my talk, in fact the gist of many of my talks that I have been giving around the world […]

Attract. Engage. Retain – Charting the Course for the Employee Life Cycle

Tuesday 20th August 2019

See our Managing Director, Sarah Fitzgerald, presenting this masterclass at the 2019 HR EXPO in Lagos, Nigeria earlier this year. EiA is proud to support this leading Human Capital focused event year on year and we are looking forward to working with the HR EXPO team to identify the needs of leaders across the continent […]