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August, 2017

  • 14 August

    UT Holdings Boss Regrets Giving Jobs To Only First Class Graduates

    It appears that the boss of UT Holdings owner of UT Bank, Prince Kofi Amaobeng has regretted employing only First Class Degree holders in his company. Entrepreneur Kofi Amoabeng who is unhappy after losing the ownership title of UT Bank to GCB has questioned the authenticity of First Class Graduate …

  • 14 August

    FinTech is Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

    Due to their potent blend of trail‐blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the ability to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and, in turn, further spur incumbent banks to rapidly ramp‐up their own innovation initiatives to meet the financial needs of under‐served markets across the …

  • 9 August

    Djibouti to host 2017 International Islamic Banking Summit Africa

    With Sukuk & Innovation Driving New Growth Momentum, the Prospects for Islamic Finance in Africa Look Increasingly Promising Despite being in the early phases of development, the Islamic finance industry in Africa is fast gaining the attention of key stakeholders including central banks & regulatory authorities, as well as the …

  • 3 August

    Heads of State and business leaders to gather once again in Sharm El Sheikh for Africa 2017

    Over 1,000 delegates expected during the three-day forum to discuss and collaborate on African trade and investment. CAIRO, Egypt, August 2, 2017/ — The Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation of Egypt and COMESA Regional Investment Agency announced today the holding of Africa 2017 (www.BusinessForAfricaForum.com), a high-level forum offering participants …

  • 3 August

    Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, adopts 3 word addresses

    NIPOST will use what3words to increase the number of homes it can deliver to and improve delivery services in preparation for the take-off of Nigerian e-commerce. LAGOS, Nigeria, August 2, 2017/ — Nigeria’s postal service, NIPOST, has just announced its adoption of the innovative global addressing system what3words (www.what3words.com). Nigeria …

  • 3 August

    Hyperscale demand encourages African infrastructure investment

    Teraco launches Riverfields Hyperscale Data Centre Facility It’s taken hyperscale computing a decade to steadily claim significant cloud infrastructure service market share. Initially focused on major international markets, Africa has not been a priority until recently, when large players started turning their attention to Africa. Since then, the continent has …

  • 2 August

    Nigeria Gov’t Begs Dangote to Complete Refinery Before 2019

    To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade Zone, in Lagos, said the government is ready to play its part as a responsible government to assist in making sure the project is completed before …

  • 1 August

    Nigerian Economic Recovery through Industrialization and Diversification by Public and Private Sector Synergy

    By: Dr. Ehiedu Iweriebor NEW YORK, United States of America, August 1, 2017/ — The current economic crisis and recession in Nigeria has brought to the fore what is already known: that the existent Nigerian national economy is not organized for internal self-propulsion and autonomous economic and business activities. The Nigerian …

  • 1 August

    Dangote Cement records 12.6% Sales volume increase across Africa

    Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 31, 2017/ — Dangote Cement (www.DangoteCement.com), Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unaudited results for the six months ended 30th June 2017, posting a 12.6 percent increase …

July, 2017

  • 29 July

    Ghana’s One Airport Square shortlisted for Africa Architecture Awards

    The inaugural Africa Architecture Awards announces 20 shortlisted projects out of an unprecedented 307 entered projects situated in 32 African countries. The architects of each of the 20 shortlisted projects will be flown to Cape Town by Saint-Gobain to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held on 28 September 2017. …