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Facebook’s CPO speaks in Nigeria, meets Local Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, is in Nigeria today, to speak at Social Media Week in Lagos about the future of media, and to meet with Nigerian entrepreneurs and content creators. According to...

Cross-border E-Commerce a Growth Rocket for Sub Saharan Africa Retailers – DHL Report

Cross-border online retail predicted to grow at twice the rate of domestic e-commerce (CAGR: 25%) until 2020 Retailers can grow 60% faster with a premium service offering DHL Express, the world’s leading international express...

Africa’s 1st Shared Value Summit to Unveil Future-Proof Business Strategy

The first Africa Shared Value Summit billed for the 25 & 26 May 2017 at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg has promised to unveil a future-proof business strategy – ‘profit with a purpose’ which...

MADE Builds RoI Capacity for Agribusinesses in Northern Ghana

A workshop aimed at helping agribusinesses adopt appropriate produce aggregation models to improve their operations and gain appreciable Returns on Investments (RoI) has been held in Bolgatanga. The workshop, organised by the Market Development Programme...

HFC drives financial inclusion, youth empowerment in Ghana

The HFC Bank as part of its financial inclusion drive has initiated a social intervention which is benefiting about 5,000 youth across Ghana particularly in Ashaiman, Accra. The initiative has targeted skills acquisition dubbed ‘HFC...

Agriculture: Zuma urges Review of South Africa’s Land Holding Rights

In order to increase agriculture's contribution to the South African economy, President Jacob Zuma has called for a strategic reform of the land holding rights. The President made the call at the launch of Operation...
Oil

Nigeria: NNPC Shaves 72% off Re-Negotiated Deep Offshore Rig-Rate

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has significantly trimmed down the cost of its deep offshore rig-rate downwards by about 71.7 per cent in a renegotiated deal. The Group Managing Director of the corporation, Maikanti...

FNB Rolls out Unique Online Banking Service

FBNBank Ghana has rolled out a unique online banking service which provides corporate clients the ability to assign roles to all signatories of a company account to ascertain proper authorization for all online transactions. This...

Former Benin President to speak at Germany-Africa Business Forum

The Germany-Africa Business Forum, the first ever privately held event exclusively dedicated to strengthening trade and investment ties between Germany and Africa, has confirmed the participation of former Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi at...

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