The end of quarter one 2021 marks one year since markets bottomed following the Covid-19 global outbreak. Most major equity indices had fallen between 20% and 30% in US dollar terms, and the African markets were not spared the wrath. The mood was so dire back then that it required a strong degree of discipline to look through the noise and focus on the long-term picture.
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ABUJA, Nigeria - MTN Nigeria has issued a 100 billion naira fixed rate bond in the first quarter of 2021, due in seven years, under a 200 billion naira bond programme to refinance existing debt and support network expansion.
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Just weeks after the release of its plugins for Shopify and Magento, Kwik Delivery has announced the release of its plugin for Prestashop. The new plugin is a milestone as Kwik Delivery is now fully integrated with the "big four" of e-commerce frameworks: Magento, WooCommerce, Shopify and now Prestashop.
The construction industry is widely considered to be one of the world's largest industrial employers of labour, and is linked to all other sectors of countries' economies. It presents a path to empower women economically but it tends to be dominated by men.