News

Nigeria to showcase maritime potential in Norway

03-30-2017 | 12:23:00
Poised to attract foreign investors into the nation’s shipping sector, The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has unveiled its plans to showcase the huge potential of the Nigerian maritime sector at the Norway Shipping holding later week this year.

Guinea Insurance targets 80 per cent coverage for Nigerians by 2021

03-30-2017 | 12:10:00
The Chairman of Guinea Insurance Plc, Mr Godson Ugochukwu, says the company is targeting to bring 80 per cent of Nigerians under insurance cover by 2021.

Telecom Egypt appoints Ahmed El Beheiry as new CEO

03-30-2017 | 11:42:53
Telecom Egypt's board has chosen Ahmed El Beheiry as the state-owned landline monopoly's new chief executive officer, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Surf and Facebook launch wifi hotspots in Kenya

03-30-2017 | 11:19:08
Surf and Facebook officially launched Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Kenya today. This initiative was born from the mutual belief of both organizations that access to internet should be available and affordable for everyone.

[Angola] IMF welcomes restructuring of Angola Savings and Credit Bank

03-30-2017 | 10:32:00
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed the Plan for Restructuring and Recapitalization of the Angolan Savings and Credit Bank (BPC), which must be based on solid bases, to contribute to the country's development.
 
Features

[Interview] Maria Auma, CEO, Blue Luxury Investments, Uganda

03-30-2017 | 09:45:00
Maria Auma is a Ugandan entrepreneur and investment specialist. Her company, Blue Luxury Investments, specializes in connecting investors with viable businesses.

[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Why should I pay for my education?

03-28-2017 | 11:03:03
Online education is big business. With a plethora of different e-learning courses and qualifications available, it can be difficult to choose between education apps, online portals, MOOCs and old-fashioned courses in brick and mortar institutions.

Increased Infrastructure, Labour-Intensive Manufacturing Key to Africa’s Industrial Competitiveness - Afreximbank President

03-27-2017 | 12:15:00
"At this stage, it might be better to import fabrics and transform them into garments or to produce and assemble other labour-intensive light-manufacturing goods rather than processing raw materials in a way that may not enable Africa to compete globally”.

The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers - Professor Mark Graham

03-27-2017 | 11:18:24
Oxford professor Mark Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves.

Results Based Balanced Scorecard Certification Master Class in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa

03-27-2017 | 09:31:00
Citizens of the world are increasingly demanding that their governments demonstrate results. The introduction of performance management as a reform output was in response to increasing calls for governments to improve accountability and demonstrate value for money.