There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
Olam Hatcheries, a subsidiary of Olam International, an agri-business multinational, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ceva Santé Animale S.A, an international veterinary health research company.
Economic Commission for Africa Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has urged Nigeria to join the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) movement after appropriate consultations.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Thursday, released guidelines for the bilateral Currency Swap agreement between Nigeria and China.
Annecto Telecom and Perpetual Communications Limited have announced that PCL has selected Annecto Telecom as its exclusive technical and trading partner to provide voice, data, SMS and VAS aggregation services in Nigeria.
Pharmaceutical company ViaDerma has entered into a $250,000 initial sales agreement with Vage Nigeria Ltd. a brand support company specializing in product sourcing.
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed Bola Adesola of Nigeria, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Standard Chartered Nigeria, and Paul Polman of the Netherlands, Chief Executive Officer of Unilever, to serve as the two Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact.
The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business and agriculture investment in the country.
Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign agreement to expand broadband connectivity throughout West Africa
Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and a player in integrated satellite solutions, has announced that Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband networks.