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Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people...

GE’s Gas Engine Technology Provides Cost-Effective, Grid-Stability Solution for Cameroon Poultry Hatchery

Given the critical nature of poultry hatcheries, a half-hour power outage can completely cripple a business, leading to a complete overhaul of the hatchery...

Promoting Non-Oil Export: Relevant Agencies Must Work Together – Femi Boyede  

  Trade support institutions in Nigeria have been encouraged to synergize and break the bottlenecks that have thus far hindered Nigeria’s non-oil export sector from...

China-Nigeria’s trade volume declining very fast –Chinese Ambassador

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, hosted to a lavish reception in his Maitama residence, the Chairman of...

Enelamah hands over the instrument of acceptance of TFA to WTO

Nigeria has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), making it the 107th World Trade Organisation (WTO) member to do so. Only three more ratifications...

Partnering for impact: How government and the private sector can advance skills development in...

Partnerships are a fundamental tenet of progress and should be leveraged to accelerate development results by harnessing the power of technology and innovation, says...

AFDB implements 55 projects in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says its portfolio which comprises of 55 projects are being implemented in Nigeria, amounting to 5.2 billion dollars to...

Japans Toyota Tsusho Pays $3M For 9.5% Stake In Kenyan Tech Firm

Toyota Tsusho, owned by one of the world’s leading auto-mobile makers, Toyota Group, bought a 9.5 percent stake in Kenyan-based tech firm, Seven Seas...

Firm appoints Savvy Capire as sole distributor of Coolex brand in Nigeria

Refrigeration Industries Company (RIC), a Kuwaiti Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning manufacturer, has appointed Savvy Capire Partners Limited (SCPL) as its exclusive distributor of...

Tony Elumelu Foundation announces 3rd round of TEF entrepreneurship programme

....... 2,000 stories and counting On January 1, 2017, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the third round of the TEF...

Mining companies sack employees; re-engage them as casuals

Most mining companies operating in Ghana have engaged employees on short-term fixed contracts after sacking them in order to make enormous profits. Kwarko Gyakari, National...

Dangote to partner FG in key sectors of the economy to cushion effect of...

Dangote Group has pledged to support the Federal Government and Kano State in exploring key sectors of the economy to cushion the effect of...

‘Akpeteshie’ producers bemoan decline in sales

Commercial producers of Ghana’s home brewed alchoholic spirit more commonly known as Akpeteshie at Agodoe in the Akatsi South District have bemoaned the decline...

Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 officially open to all African-based...

Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 officially open to all African-based entrepreneurs. Cash prize and yearlong media promotion to be offered to...

FG negotiating Free Trade Agreements, Updating Trade Policies and Examining the ECOWAS CET

These were made known by FMITI Minister, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, during a press conference at the Ministry today in Abuja, to give a status...

Investec and RBC Capital Markets join the Mining Indaba Investment Discovery Forum

With participation from these organisations, the Investment Discovery Forum establishes the building blocks for future growth of the conference, growinginvestor and mining company participation...

Countdown to 2016 Jumia Black Friday!

12 Days of Black Friday Sales Across all Jumia Nigeria Online StoresOnline retail giant, Jumia Nigeria has announced the date and categories for the...

Entrepreneurship is the only path to independence and sustainability-Elumelu

President Koroma of Sierra Leone,  Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Ikpeazu, Minister of Information- Lai Mohammed, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, join 1,000 African Entrepreneurs at 2016 Tony...

NB declares interim dividend, posted declined profit in Q3

The Board of Directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced an interim dividend of N7.929 billion, that is N1.00 (One Naira) per ordinary share...

Elumelu Foundation convenes Africa’s largest gathering of entrepreneurs

* 2nd Annual TEF entrepreneurship forum opens in Lagos with about 1,000 entrepreneurs from 54 countries in attendance The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) opened the...