Tag : Nigeria


Internet access should encourage consumer spending

Increased Internet  access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five years in the South African entertainment and media industry, according to a report issued by PwC on 18th September. South Africa’s…

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Nigerians selling on mobofree.com

Nigerians Are Selling Unused Items Worth USD 526 million on MoboFree.com.  MoboFree said it expects the total volume of items for sale in its marketplace to reach USD 1.5 billion by 2015 MoboFree.com, the leading African social marketplace, announced on 18th…

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Ebola task force for travel & tourism – WHO

The World Health Organization said on Monday 18th August 2014 that it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola. The UN agency said it was…

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World Bank gives $5 billion for electricity

The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania—which have partnered with President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Making the announcement on…

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Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in what has been hailed the ‘best Games ever’. Out of all the African nations, South Africa finished top at…

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The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 5

Glasgow 2014: results from day 5 Athletics Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold, By Ben Bloom: www.telegraph.co.uk The fastest woman in Africa is now the fastest woman in the Commonwealth. Blessing Okagbare backed up a series of scintillating runs at Hampden…

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Trend Micro announces Nigerian expansion plans

Picture credit: www.trendmicro.com 3 July 2014: Trend Micro, a global leader in IT security solutions, is pleased to announce that it will be extending its presence into Africa with the opening of offices and the appointment of an official distributor…

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SkyPower Global and FAS Energy to Build 3,000 MW of Solar Power in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria. May 9, 2014:  SkyPower FAS Energy signed agreements with both the Federal Republic of Nigeria Government and the Delta State of Nigeria Government for the development of 3,000 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects within Nigeria…

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