Category: Business

AFRO to Sustain Improvement of African Continent

One of the missions of AFRO includes improving daily well being of people of the African continent. We have mentioned it before, but today it became a reality. AFRO...

African Retail Industry Set to Benefit from SGI Dubai 2020

Africa’s growing youth population, rapid urbanisation and the increased purchasing power of these consumers, are key factors that are driving this massive US$500...

Sleaze: Goldman Sachs May Admit Guilt, Pay $2bn Fine

Goldman Sachs Group Inc is in talks with the U.S. government and a state regulator to possibly pay up to $2 billion and admit guilt to resolve investigations into its...

AfDB Approves $60m Loan to Support Elnefeidi Group’s Agricultural Expansion

In continuation of its support, the African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $60m loan to Elnefeidi Group Holding Company to help finance its...

Orange, GIZ Partner to Enhance Digital Employability of 20,000 Young People

Mr. Alioune Ndiaye, CEO of Orange Africa and Middle East and Kathinka Kurz, Head of the Development Partnerships Program with the private sector (develoPPP.de) at the...

Staff Our Strength of Great Corporate Culture, Says Julius Berger Boss

•Bayi says rewarding workers is true reflection, celebration of their diverse contributions to the company’s excellent brand The Managing Director of Julius Berger...

Global Community Renews Pledge to World’s Poorest Countries with $82bn

Focus on jobs, gender, fragility, climate, and good governance  A global coalition of development partners announced at the weekend their commitment to maintain...

Single Currency for ECOWAS Not Coming Soon, Says Nigeria’s Finance Minister

•BY ADINDU OLEHI in Abuja• The implementation deadline set for the adoption of the single currency by ECOWAS member states may not be realised soon due to...

AfDB President Wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has received the African of the Year Award from the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™). The...

Yobe Polythene Bags Factory Commences Operation Soon

A Yobe State-owned polythene bags and woven sacks factory is ready to commence production, eight years after it went into moribund. This readiness to commence production...