Consumer Confidence surges ahead for West Africa - Nielsen research
12-03-2018 | 14:56:42
The latest West Africa Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) figures released by Nielsen for Quarter 4, 2017 show a marked increase and continued positive performance for both Nigeria and Ghana.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 10:34:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
Tony Elumelu Foundation and UNDP sign agreement to support African entrepreneurs
17-10-2017 | 10:33:34
“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges are to be addressed.”
BBM Messenger partners with NGO Springster in South Africa & Nigeria
12-10-2017 | 10:21:43
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM Messenger, has partnered with Springster, Girl Effect’s global mobile-first platform for vulnerable young women, to launch Girl Talk.
Aliko Dangote withdraws tie-up deal with PPC South Africa
09-10-2017 | 10:25:00
PPC said on Friday that Nigeria’s Dangote Cement has withdrawn its interest to tie-up with the South African firm, sending its shares more than 13% lower.
[Column] Tony Elumelu: Why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future
21-09-2017 | 06:45:00
Africa is a place of real business opportunity that the world should be alive to. I know, having built businesses that now operate in 20 African countries and through creating a program over 10 years that is funding and mentoring 10,000 African entrepreneurs.
Lagos slumps as travel to Africa displays double-digit growth
15-08-2017 | 10:55:00
An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international capacity, mainly because Arik Air is cutting 53% of its seats for the rest of 2017.
Nigeria to extend gas pipeline to Cote d’ Ivoire
03-08-2017 | 11:04:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said the West African Gas Pipeline would be extended from Ghana to Cote d’ Ivoire as part of the Federal Government West African energy integration policy.
[Column] Ehiedu Iweriebor: Nigerian Economic Recovery through Industrialization and Diversification by Public and Private Sector Synergy
01-08-2017 | 13:26:46
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.
MTN looks to bolster EBITDA in Nigeria, South Africa
06-07-2017 | 10:42:00
The MTN Group has appointed Dirk Karl to head up its procurement and supply chain management, effective from 1 November 2017.