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South African managing director Brian Andrew shares tips on how to build profitable companies with MRO procurement

By Brian Andrew, Managing Director South and Sub-Saharan Africa at RS ComponentsIt does not matter if times are good or bad - waste is never welcome at any proactive business. Business is...

Is Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu a fraud or genuine investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist? PART 1

WASHINGTON - He mingles and jingles with Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote as he talks about his mom. He wears red ties and red socks and matches them with dark suits as he grants interviews to...

The chance meeting that changed the life of an 11-year old boy from Madagascar

Three years ago, Anthony, then 11, showed signs of stunted growth as observed by African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina during a visit to Madagascar’s Bas Mangoky region.To the Bank chief,...

African Union calls for more funds to close continent’s infrastructure gap

The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has ended with...

French Kwik app on Appstore and Google Play taking Nigerian market by storm

Launched on 26 June 2019 on both Apple Appstore and Google Play by the French start-up Africa Delivery Technologies, the Kwik app aspires to quickly become the Number 1 of last-mile delivery services in Nigeria.

Nigeria agrees to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, agreement. By this, he will be signing the...

Africa Hotel Investment Forum expected to generate millions of dollars for Addis and billions for Africa

An independent assessment by the international tourism advisory expert, Martin Jansen van Vuuren, a partner at Futureneer Advisors , has quantified the significant economic benefits to host countries of the influential Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF).

African development fund improving the lives of millions in Africa

Established to provide concessional buffer to needy economies on the continent, the African Development Fund (ADF), is not only facilitating rapid rollout of development projects, but its investments continue to transform and sustain lives, beneficiaries say.

How digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

World-leader in imaging solutions, Canon, explains the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brands to build and maintain relationships with...

Standard Chartered accelerates momentum of its digital strategy across Africa

The Standard Chartered on Friday announced yet another multi-market launch of its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa. The next wave of digital-only banks follows launches...
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My American story – Nathasha Pemba

The amazing stories of Africans living in Canada are hardly told in Canada where most people...
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Nigerian activists ask Buhari admin to open public registers for notoriously corrupt governors and high-ranking officials

Nigerian activists on Friday asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to open public registers for corrupt governors and high-ranking public...

Nigeria presidency says roles of chief of staff and SGF under Buhari 1 same under Buhari 2

Recent media and social media reports on the responsibilities of the Chief of Staff to the President have suggested that the...

It was one night in 1977 in a tiny room that God anointed me, says popular Nigerian pastor Kolawole Olukoya

It was very late at night one day in 1977 in a tiny room in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos when...

President of most populous black nation laments continued slavery in the world

Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria, the world's most populous black nation, joined hundreds of millions of other Africans on Friday...