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US companies urged to protect against foreign government hackers

The US intelligence community launched a campaign Monday to help US business defend against hacking by foreign governments like China and Russia. US intelligence is warning companies how to protect against what it says is a sustained effort by foreign governments, especially China, to hack into their IT systems; the customer database of hotels giant […]

Japan’s commitment to Africa to be tested at TICAD

Japan is to hold the summit-level meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), in August. The country’s commitment to Africa will face a test at the conference. The 7th meeting will take place in Yokohama City, south of Tokyo, from August 28th to the 30th, 2019. As Leaders of 54 African countries […]

Westerwelle Opens Applications for it’s Young Founders Programme

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme, a 6-months long, fully funded programme for entrepreneurs, has opened applications for the next edition. The programme aims to support talented entrepreneurs from emerging and developing countries, with 23 entrepreneurs from 14 countries – including 8 from Africa – currently taking part in the Autumn programme. Odunayo Eweniyi, Co-Founder and […]

Africa – Europe: High level forum on digital age in Vienna

The economic and political Capital of Austria, Vienna hosted 18 December 2018 a high-level Forum bringing together European and African political leaders. More than 50 official delegations from member states of the African Union and the European Union attended the forum, along with 1,000 innovators and representatives of companies and start-ups from Africa and Europe. The […]

Osinbajo highlights the country’s business opportunities at Nigerian-German Investment Dialogue in Berlin

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has highlighted various economic opportunities at the Nigerian-German Investment Dialogue in Berlin. Osinbajo spoke on Monday, December 10, 2018, at the Adlon Kempinski Hotel in Berlin, as the special guest at the well-attended forum with German investors. According to the Vice President, Nigeria has become an investment destination of choice given […]

ICD signs USD 20 million financing facility with the Meghna Group

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, signed a Islamic financing agreement with the Meghna Sugar Refinery Limited (MSRL) of Bangladesh to assist in setting up a sugar refinery in the Meghna Economic Zone, Narayanganj. The refinery, once completed, will have […]

2019 SAPICS Conference aim at expanding traditional skills and knowledge

Blockchain, artificial intelligence, automation and 3-D printing are among the technologies that are revolutionising supply chains, and supply chain managers aiming for success must expand and improve their traditional skills and knowledge, says Mungo Park, president of SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management. Reflecting the challenges and opportunities that abound for supply chain professionals […]

Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce gets a new name

Pensacola is a community that celebrates diversity. After all, we are known as the “City of Five Flags.” As Pensacola continues to grow and revitalize, the need for more voices and opportunity is made even more apparent. As Brian Wyer took this into consideration, he decided it was time to make the Gulf Coast African […]

NACCIMA urge Nigerians in diaspora to come home and invest

The National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has advised Nigerians in diaspora to  come home and invest. The National President of NACCIMA, Chief Alaba Lawson, made the call in New York at the NACCIMA-Diaspora engagement with Nigerian professionals, organisations, and investors based in the U.S. She told the group that […]

International Breweries appoints Murray as new director

The Board of International Breweries Plc has appointed Mr Andrew Murray as a non-executive director of the company. Murray is currently the Vice President, Finance, AB InBev Africa. He leads the finance function across the AB InBev Africa operations and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. “He was the Global Director, AB InBev M&A, based […]

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