October 2012

Black History Month (UK) is 25 years old this year. New African salutes all those, past and present, who have made this annual commemoration a …

What Is Innovation?

The latest buzz word doing the rounds in Africa is ‘innovation’. But what does it really mean? Get the definition wrong, and you’ve got the …

Keeping Banking Safe (African Banker Magazine)

Bank fraudsters, like other crooks, are internationalist in their approach and they have been paying very uncomfortably close attention to the African banking system. While …

Unleashing The African Media

While the media is an indispensable force in creating national cohesion and mobilising populations in the pursuit of national targets – whether this be for …

Marikana And The Unfinished Liberation

Colonialism did three profound things: Firstly there was military conquest, then it imposed a new racial order and finally, it enforced a new economic order …

Why West Africa Rules The Football Roost

Gary Al-Smith examines the progress of West African football over the last quarter-century and discovers the reasons for its dominance of the continental game, while …

What Is Soccerex?

Soccerex, undoubtedly the global leader for promoting the business of football, hosts its first West African seminar at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria on …