Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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...
Arik

Arik Gradually Stabilizes Operations, Commences Debt Repayment

Arik Airlines, Nigeria’s largest local carrier, recently taken over by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), has within two weeks of the take-over commenced efforts to stabilise operations and repay outstanding debts which affected...

AfDB to Ease Access for Benin, Guinea and Niger

Benin, Guinea and Niger are set to gain easier access from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board's approval to open offices in the three countries in...

Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) Partners MainOne to Better Performance

MainData Nigeria (MDXi) and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) have announced a partnership aimed at expanding the peering of Internet Transit traffic within Nigeria. The partnership seeks to take advantage of the numerous...

Nigeria: Gov Ayade Partners International Experts, Business Community to Transform Cross-River state

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross-River state in Nigeria is consolidating his efforts in transforming the economy of his state and capacity of future leaders by partnering with international experts and development partners who were...