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NACC President: To encourage investment, Govt must match talk with action

Chief Toyin Akomolafe, president, Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), which membership cut across diverse business interests in Nigeria and the United States. Akomolafe, who prior to his current appointment, was the chairman of Sino Nigerian Marketing Network, is also the founder and chief executive officer of Index Brook Group of Companies. Speaking with Kunle Aderinokun and […]

Solid minerals expo holds in Minna

The Second Northern Nigeria Solid Minerals Fair and Workshop will hold from 13 to 15 December at the LegboKutigi International Conference Center,Minna, Niger state. A statement by the organisers said the specialized trade fair will now hold yearly following the success of the maiden edition heldin May, last year at the Kaduna International Trade Fair […]

SAA celebrates 20 years of direct service to Nigeria

South African Airways, is celebrating 20 years of non-stop operations between Johannesburg and Africa’s most populous city, Lagos, Nigeria. SAA launched its first flight into Nigeria soon after the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) between the two countries, had been signed, December 4, 1998 .  It is also estimated that the airline has airlifted over 3 million […]

Stratcomm Africa Grabs Top Awards

Strategic Communication Africa Ltd., leading total communications company in Ghana on Saturday won the award for Professional Services Provider of the Year 2017 at the Chamber Business Awards organized by Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) annual awards. The ceremony, which was on the theme: “Empowering the Private Sector to move Ghana beyond Aid”, was […]

Gov’ts, business leaders converge in Egypt for Africa 2018 conference

Heads of governments, business leaders and policy makers from across the continent have gathered in Sharm El Sheikh Egypt for the Africa 2018 conference. Discussions are focused on the way forward for intra Africa trade and economic growth. The continent has the youngest population in the world. 19 percent of the global youth population according […]

Nairobi e-commerce conference heralds dawn of digital Africa

Dawn is breaking on the digital age in Africa, with the almost limitless opportunities of e-commerce lighting a path to lasting and transformative economic growth, more than 1,000 participants from 48 countries will discover at the first UNCTAD Africa eCommerce Week taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, on 10–14 December. UNCTAD estimates that while there were at least […]

Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland this week. Energy poverty in Africa is estimated to cost the continent 2-4 % GDP annually, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB), which is leading the project. The Initiative […]

AfDB, Big Win Philanthropy, Dangote launch plan to improve child nutrition

Working with Big Win Philanthropy and Aliko Dangote Foundation, the African Development Bank has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan that aims at raising investments towards reducing stunting by 40% in African children aged under 5 by 2025. Africa loses $25 billion per year in costs attributed to child morbidity and mortality, impaired cognitive, physical, and […]

Pictures: African Gems and Jewellery Exhibition and Seminar 2018

President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON., SAN, Vice President ICT, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba and VP Mines, Rose Nwosu Esq today participated in the African Gems and Jewellery Exhibition and Seminar held at Nigeria Air Force Centre Kado-Abuja. Minister of state for Mines and Solid Minerals Development, Sen. Bawa Bwari […]

Nigeria, Senegal relation excellent with high trade volume – Umaru

The Nigerian Ambassador to Senegal, Mr Salisu Umaru, says the bilateral relation between Nigeria and Senegal is excellent and the volume of trade very high. Umaru who said this in an interview with the news man, however, said that because most of the transactions were informal, it was difficult to accurately put a figure on […]

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