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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 […]

“Uberisation” – Disrupt or be disrupted? What role has Africa played in the disrupter economy and what role will it play in the future?

Friday 12th July 2019

The utilisation of technology and the disruption it is causing is everywhere.  It will happen in every industry and nowhere is this truer than in Africa. When one of the leading global hotel businesses does not own a single hotel room, and one of the leading global taxi companies does not own a single taxi, […]

The Management Challenges of Millennials and Gen Z.

Monday 8th July 2019

Young people are often the most optimistic.  They are ambitious.  They are innovative, eager to learn the newest technologies and are risk takers.  To see Africa through their eyes is to see a continent brimming with potential and opportunity.  So, are they tough to manage or have we just not adapted our management practices to […]

Can you really make an impact in Africa? By Yared Tesema, Research, Ethiopia

Thursday 4th July 2019

My mother has taught me two sayings in my life. I was only 10 when she told me the first one.  I will never forget the day, for it was a Sunday afternoon.  I always look forward to such afternoons because the coffee celebration is always special. Drinking the beverage with family and friends is a […]

Executives in Africa win ‘Best UK Overseas Operation’ at the 10th Global Recruiter Awards

Friday 21st June 2019

The 10th Global Recruiter Awards took place yesterday at Café de Paris, London, with Executives in Africa lifting the award for “Best UK Overseas Operation”. The Awards have an unprecedented reputation within the Industry for recognizing the best of the best, so winning the “Best UK Overseas Operation” with their first nomination, was a superb […]

Meet the Finalists: “Best UK Overseas Operation”

Monday 13th May 2019

Executives in Africa are excited to announce that we are finalists in the highly coveted category of “Best UK Overseas Operation”, for the Global Recruiter Awards being held in June at Café de Paris, London.  The annual awards have an unprecedented reputation within the recruitment industry for recognising the best of the best.  It is […]