Thursday, January 19, 2017

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Tony Elumelu Leads Heirs Holdings Group to Davos

Philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu, has led a delegation of senior executives from his proprietary investment firm, Heirs Holdings, to the World Economic Forum (WEF), which began in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday. Elumelu...

Jumia Market Rejigs Brand Identity

Jumia Market has launched a new, improved version of its shopping platform in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, Ivory Coast and Cameroon. The community-based online marketplace will now feature green as its signature colour. Massimiliano Spalazzi, CEO,...
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Safaricom Introduces SME Connectivity in 6th Kenyan Town

Safaricom has introduced Fibre for Business in Machakos County in Kenya. Fiber technology has unlimited bandwidth capabilities and offers the fastest high-speed data connectivity. The fast, reliable and affordable connectivity targets small and medium-sized enterprises...

Benefits of investing in legally licenced software outweigh costs for African businesses

Some Small & Medium Businesses in West Africa try to cut corners and save money by pirating business software. This is a shortsighted approach, since legitimate software licences yield powerful return on investment (ROI) and...
Diesel

Ghana: Currency fluctuation destabilizes Fuel price

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) says the continuous fall of the cedi against the dollar has resulted to the recent price hikes of fuel at the pumps. It says the situation has resulted in...

IFC, MasterCard Expand Financial Inclusion in DRC

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and The MasterCard Foundation have inked a $1 million cooperation agreement with microfinance institution FINCA that will see it expand access to credit and digital financial services for low-income...

United Capital Plc, Societe Generale, Orange, others set up €77m Fund for African SMEs

United Capital Plc, a leading African investment banking group, has partnered with global financial and corporate institutions to set up a Franco-African Investment Fund (FFA), with investible funds of 77 million euro. The aim of...

WEF: UBA Sends Senior Execs to Engage Global Business Community

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) will be strongly represented at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins in Davos, Switzerland today. UBA CEO Kennedy Uzoka leads a senior executive team, at one of the most important events on the global economic...

Ghana and Morocco to deepen economic ties

Mr Clement Osei Amoako, the First Vice President of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce, says Ghana and Morocco are yet to tap their mutual economic potentials and opportunities for their benefits towards national progress. He...

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