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October, 2017

  • 16 October

    Unemployment: Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project in Kogi

    This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with One million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018 LAGOS, Nigeria, October 15, 2017/ — Unemployment: Dangote employs youth graduate for rice farming in Kogi. A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in …

  • 14 October

    First National Bank celebrates 3 employees

    First National Bank is celebrating three members of its team for outstanding performances in their professional endeavours. The three workers, who are being celebrated, include Kwabena Yentumi of the Finance Department, who was adjudged the best performing ACCA student in Ghana and 22nd globally for the Advanced Performance Management paper. …

  • 14 October

    HR Focus Awards 2017: MTN Ghana wins Best Organisation in Organisational Culture

    Ghana’s leading telecommunication network, MTN, has been adjudged “Best Organisation in Organisational Culture” at the 2017 HR Focus Awards. The award ceremony was held at the State Banquet Hall on Friday October 13, 2017. The HR Awards is organised by the HR Focus Magazine every two years to recognize and …

  • 13 October

    Global leader in online gaming selects Angonix, Africa’s third largest IXP

    Angola’s largest IXP welcomes i3D.net as its first remote peering customer. LUANDA, Angola, October 13, 2017/ — Angonix (www.Angonix.net), Angola’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), today welcomed i3D.net as its first remote peering customer. i3D.net is a managed hosting provider specialising in online gaming that hosts tens of millions of players …

  • 12 October

    Facebook brings together Kenyan Group leaders to foster new connections

    With the aim of listening, learning and connecting, this community meetup forms part of Facebook’s ongoing drive to strengthen its ecosystem in Africa. NAIROBI, Kenya, October 12, 2017/ — Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today hosted a gathering of group leaders from some of Kenya’s largest and most diverse Facebook Group communities, all …

  • 12 October

    AfroMillionsLotto goes live next Wednesday with over N1 Billion jackpot the biggest in Africa

    Winners of the jackpot could afford one of the most expensive homes on sale in Nigeria, the wedding of their dreams, a chrome-plated Ferrari and still have money left over! LONDON, United Kingdom, October 12, 2017/ — AfroMillionsLotto (www.AfroMillionsLotto.com), the Nigerian Professional Football League’s (NPFL) exciting new lotto, goes live TODAY …

  • 12 October

    ‘This is going to be good for Africa’ argues Peter Mireku, Commissioner for the Gaming Commission of Ghana

    Gaming Africa is the new two day free-to-attend conference taking place across 24 and 25 October in Johannesburg. LONDON, United Kingdom, October 12, 2017/ — Peter Mireku, Commissioner for the Gaming Commission of Ghana, believes that the upcoming Gaming Africa (www.GamingAfrica.za.com) (24 and 25 October, Johannesburg) will help to alter some of the …

  • 10 October

    Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa

    Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa: Targets over 200 hotels with more than 37,000 rooms by 2022 expecting to generate $8.5 billion of capital investment and 50,000 direct and indirect jobs. Today Announces Seven New Hotels, Marking a Debut in Ivory Coast and Strengthening Presence in Ethiopia, Ghana and …

  • 10 October

    Sportsbook MasterClass to map out key training principles at Gaming Africa

    Chief Executive and Founder of Gaming Economics outlines the importance of training and how some jurisdictions are placing greater importance on a well trained gaming workforce. LONDON, United Kingdom, October 10, 2017/ — As anticipation grows for the first edition of Gaming Africa (www.GamingAfrica.za.com) (24 and 25 October, Johannesburg), Lee Richardson, Course …

  • 10 October

    Dangote says “Sometimes it is just a matter of communication”

    Financial Times editor Lionel Barber asked Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote in a live interview at the FT Africa Summit on Monday about his relationship with Tanzanian president John Magufuli. LONDON, United Kingdom, October 10, 2017/ — Financial Times correspondent John Aglionby’s reporting in the fast FT online column that Nigerian …