PEDA Week
Calls for accelerated job creation in Africa

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Africa has to provide employment opportunities for its youth if it is to harness their potential and contribute to the desired economic growth outlined in the vision of Agenda 2063.

7 hours ago

Sheraton Lagos Club Lounge
Sheraton Lagos expands and refreshes

LAGOS, Nigeria - The iconic Sheraton Lagos Hotel unveiled 107 newly renovated club rooms and suites, all refreshed and elegantly furnished with modern interiors and enhanced amenities. Intuitive design blends seamlessly with local cultural elements and permeates through the re-energised interiors to provide a sense of place.

8 hours ago

First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa
First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The first ever Africa Trade Week opened in Addis Ababa this week with the Economic Commission for Africa's David Luke, urging participants to come up with solutions to unanswered questions about the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).

3 days ago

Wizitup elearning platform introduced in Nigeria
Wizitup elearning platform introduced in Nigeria

Vericore Technologies Limited launched Wizitup, a learning platform for students and teachers. The platform is suitable for classroom use, as a solution for teachers and as a School Information and Administrative System (SIAS). It uses different methodologies that meet the needs of all students irrespective of their learning style.

3 days ago

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Naspers mulls reinvestment

Internet group Naspers may reinvest the $202m that is trapped in Nigeria, Angola and Mozambique as a result of a foreign currency liquidity crunch in those countries.

3 days ago

Angola: new media law threatens free speech
Angola: new media law threatens free speech

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos should refuse to sign a new media law until parliament revises provisions restricting the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said. The law grants the government and ruling party expansive power to interfere with the work of journalists, and potentially to prevent reporting on corruption or human rights abuses.

1 Dec 2016

Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent
Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent

Following Burson-Marsteller Africa's African Agency Network of the Year award win at the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards on 23 November 2016, two of its branded partners, Engage Burson-Marsteller (Kenya) and Brainchild Burson-Marsteller (Uganda), walked away with top accolades at their local PR industry awards ceremonies.

1 Dec 2016

Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025
Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025

NAIROBI, Kenya - SAP's ambitious goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step forward following the release of the results of this year's Africa Code Week. Just less than 427,000 youth from 30 African countries completed training between 15 and 23 October, dramatically exceeding the initial participation target of 150,000 students.

30 Nov 2016

GE launches advanced manufacturing program in Nigeria
GE launches advanced manufacturing program in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - General Electric (GE) has officially launched the permanent installation of the Lagos 'Garage', a hub for advanced manufacturing-based innovation, strategy development, idea generation and collaboration.

29 Nov 2016

Divergent consumer confidence in Ghana and Nigeria
Divergent consumer confidence in Ghana and Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - The latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) results for Nigeria and Ghana reveal a tale of two very different countries. While Nigeria's CCI of 113 represents a decline of nine points from the second quarter, Ghana's score rose five points to 109 after three previous quarters at 104.

28 Nov 2016