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Unemployment: Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project in Kogi

Unemployment: Dangote employs youth graduate for rice farming in Kogi. read more

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Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa

TARGETS OVER 200 HOTELS WITH MORE THAN 37,000 ROOMS BY 2022 EXPECTING TO GENERATE $8.5 BILLION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND 50,000 DIRECT AND INDIRECT JOBS read more

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UNODC congratulates Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on his anti-corruption efforts

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) greatly appreciates the solid commitment shown by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in confronting corruption in his own country and across the African Union. read more

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STR: Africa’s hotel supply projected to grow 11%

Ahead of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)STR highlights Africa’s key hotel development and performance trends. read more

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Nigeria, Major World Economies Consolidate Progress on Trade and Investment Facilitation

Wang Shouwen, Vice-Minister of Commerce China, DG/Chief Negotiator of Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN) Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe and Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu

Nigeria, Brazil, China, the European Union (EU) and a host of other leading economic powers today, made tremendous progress on Investment Facilitation Initiative for Development, in Marrakech, Morocco, during the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Mini-Ministerial meeting. read more

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Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote shares secret of backward integration with investors: “Produce the entire value chain”

At the Financial Times’ 4th annual Africa Summit at Claridges in London, editor in chief Lionel Barber conducted an extraordinarily candid public conversation with Nigerian Aliko Dangote, Africa’s most successful business leader, in the presence of Nigerian vice-president Professor Yemi Osingajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, and about 300 business leaders. read more

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Dr. Doyin Salami set to deliver an Annual real estate market report at the 6th Edition of Real Estate Unite Summit, Lagos

 The African real estate market is beginning to show signs of recovery and stability. In a fast-moving world, the real estate industry needs to adapt itself taking into account geopolitical, economic, societal and technological challenges. read more

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Nigerian Hotels are the most valuable on the African mainland

Nigerian hotels are the most valuable hotels on the African mainland, according to the African Hotel Report 2017 that will be released at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Kigali tomorrow. read more

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Lack of Infrastructure Drives Demand for Mixed-Use Developments

In some parts of West Africa, particularly Nigeria and Ghana, the lack of infrastructure is a huge driver of demand for mixed-use developments. read more

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African national oil companies (NOCs) need to evolve for the future in light of a challenging and disruptive environment: PwC analysis

Chris Bredenhann, PwC Africa Advisory Oil & Gas Leader

African countries that have for decades depended on their national oil company as a key source of revenue will need to rethink business models and strategies to avoid being captive to a single energy source and to allow them to rebalance budgets read more

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Oradian named Top 100 African FinTech and winner of the European FinTech Award

 

Oradian co-founder Julian Oehrlein on stage at the European FinTech event in Brussels accepting the award for Europe’s Most Innovative Banking Software

Oradian (Oradian.com), the fintech company from Croatia, claimed its position as a leading technology provider with both a first-place finish in the European FinTech Awards competition and a nomination as a Top 100 African FinTech company. read more

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SA mining industry sees a turnaround in financial performance amid a challenging operating environment

2017 was another challenging year for South Africa’s mining industry in light of a decrease in dividends and market capitalisation, various retrenchments across the industry, and marginal increases in taxes paid. However, spot price increases for bulk commodities supported the industry and resulted in a return to profitability after the first substantial increase in revenues in five years. These are some of the highlights from PwC’s ninth edition of SA Mine, a series of publications that highlights trends in the South African mining industry released by PwC. read more

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Propak West Africa 2017 – ‘By all measures, a real success’

Propak West Africa 2017 brought together an enthusiastic packaging and print community, with exhibitors reporting high volumes of quality sales leads from senior industry representatives eager to invest.  read more

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Buhari administration engages national assembly, chief justice in new ease of doing business action plan

In furtherance of the Buhari administration’s ease of doing business reforms, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will, on Tuesday, consider new and specific initiatives to be implemented over a 60-day period in the National Action Plan 2.0. read more

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