News
Cros Agro Allied to invest $65m in Nigeria’s potato sector
03-28-2017 | 11:27:33
Cros Agro Allied Ltd, a Nigerian agribusiness company, has announced a commitment to invest $65 million in the country’s potato sector.


Global Money Week: FirstBank Nigeria Promotes Financial Literacy
03-28-2017 | 10:00:37
First Bank of Nigeria Limited is joining the rest of the world in celebrating the 2017 Global Money Week to engage children and youths on the rudiments of financial literacy.


Update on NNPC’s Recovery of Crude Swap Under-Deliveries: AITEO Settles $202m Outstanding Obligations
03-28-2017 | 09:28:30
In line with its pledge to provide members of the public with periodic updates on its recovery efforts for crude swap under deliveries, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is pleased to confirm that it has now reached a final settlement with AITEO Group.


Tony Elumelu Foundation 2017 Entrepreneurship Program announces selection
03-27-2017 | 10:36:03
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is proud to announce the selection of 1,000 African entrepreneurs, creating the 3rd cohort of the 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Program.


UBA Grows Profit Before Tax by 32%, Declares Final Dividend per Share of 55kobo
03-27-2017 | 10:23:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, the pan-African financial services group operating in 19 African countries, has released its audited 2016 full year results, showing significant growth in gross earnings and profits.


 
Features
The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers - Professor Mark Graham
03-28-2017 | 10:00:00
Oxford professor Mark Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves.


Increased Infrastructure, Labour-Intensive Manufacturing Key to Africa’s Industrial Competitiveness - Afreximbank President
03-27-2017 | 11:43:00
Labour was competitive in Africa but was not a tradable asset, the President noted, adding, “at this stage, it might be better to import fabrics and transform them into garments or to produce and assemble other labour-intensive light-manufacturing goods rather than processing raw materials in a way that may not enable Africa to compete globally”.


[Column] Jens Ischebeck: Edtech - A growth area for Africa
03-20-2017 | 10:56:38
EdTech is the use of digital education technology to facilitate teaching and learning. It’s a rapidly expanding sector with enormous potential. Providers around the world are now incorporating education technology into their delivery strategies.


Samsung emerges Africa’s most admired brand
03-06-2017 | 11:01:21
African Business magazine in partnership with Brand Africa, Brand Finance, GeoPoll and Kantar TNS has released the results of the Top 100 brands in Africa.


[Column] Ehiedu Iweriebor: Africa challenges to Africa development
03-06-2017 | 10:40:25
The parlous story of African economic and social development since independence best expressed in the failure to achieve the autonomous capacity for self-actuated development and in particular to create conditions of national and continental modern mass production and prosperity is well known and need not be repeated.


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