News
International Trademarks and Patents Agency, Inventa International, opens office in Nigeria
02-09-2016 | 12:25:00
Inventa International, a company specialised in intellectual property matters, has announced the opening of its first ever office in Nigeria. The new office will serve as a hub of services to protect and uphold individual creativity right from registration.


[Nigeria] Forte Oil joins United Nations Global Compact Corporate Responsiblity Initiative
02-09-2016 | 11:18:00
Forte Oil Plc, Nigeria's premier integrated energy solutions provider has been listed as a participant of the United NationsGlobal Compact, the world's largest corporate social responsibility initiative with over 8,000 companies and 4,000 non-business participants in 135 countries.


U.S Companies Invest $10.9bn in Nigerian Economy
02-09-2016 | 11:14:01
The United States (US) secretary of commerce, Penny Pritzker, has disclosed that out of over 70 large American companies operating in Nigeria, a survey showed that the cumulative amount of direct investment committed to the country by just 11 of them since 2011 totaled $10.9 billion.


UNDP Announces the Climate Action Hackathon in Zambia
02-09-2016 | 11:12:00
UNDP’s Programme on Climate Information for Resilient Development in Africa (CIRDA) is inviting software developers, mobile application gurus and innovation specialists to Livingstone, Zambia from March 15-17 to participate in the Climate Action Hackathon.


Guinness Nigeria appoints Omobola Johnson as non-executive director
02-09-2016 | 11:11:00
Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Dr. Omobola Johnson as a non-executive director of the company. An experienced ICT policy professional, Dr. Johnson brings to the Board over 30 years of experience from both the private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy.


 
Features
[Free Webinar] Global Trends for Emerging Markets in 2016 by Harvard Professor Mark Esposito
02-09-2016 | 15:41:00
What is the importance of the emerging markets to the global economy? Emerging economies have experienced stronger economic growth than developed markets...


[Interview] Jennifer Richard Shigoli, Founder, Malkia Investments, Tanzania
02-09-2016 | 12:43:00
Jennifer Richard Shigoli is founder of Malkia Investments Company Limited, as well as Tanzania Institute of Manufacturing (TIM). Professionally a Diplomat and Lawyer, she’s a firm believer in education, innovation and hard work. Her interview with Africa Business Communities:


Chioma Nnani: Staff Psychology in Nigeria - the truth of it
02-08-2016 | 12:08:00
I recently started ghost-writing the memoirs of someone I'm calling “One of Nigeria's best-kept secrets”. In having to interview the staff of this individual, I was absolutely gobsmacked to hear what their staff had to say.


Odimbite Odimbite: It comes down to Good Communication and Partnership
02-04-2016 | 12:32:23
When you experience a good business partnership that truly cares for you, you will walk away feeling good. This is almost a practice that should be the norm.


[PWC] African Capital Markets continue to reflect strong figures for 2015 – but challenging times may lie ahead
02-02-2016 | 16:03:50
In line with global trends, 2015 was a challenging year for African capital markets in the wake of market volatility and the emergence of renewed global economic uncertainty in the latter part of the year, while the first half resulted in the highest levels of both equity capital markets transactions and proceeds raised in the past five years.


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