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  • WAIPEC Steering Committee

Committee Announced for West African International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference

Senior NNPC, SNEPCo, TOTAL E & P, First E & P and SEPLAT officials amongst representatives to build programme for WAIPEC 2017 The steering committee driving the programme for the West African International Petroleum Exhibition [...]

A World Of Myth, Folklore, Fantasy and Legends From The Motherland

"The Newborn saga is an epic fantasy series set in ancient Africa. Long ago a great ancient EVIL sought to engulf Creation. The celestial council came together and created a solution to this uprising. They [...]

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Op-Ed: Mobilising A Continent

By Daniel Monehin, Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa and head of Financial Inclusion for International Markets at Mastercard Every day in Africa millions of people use their mobile phones to perform tasks [...]

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Mastercard Launches Mobile Marketplace To Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

2KUZE gives farmers access to more buyers, enables them to run a more profitable business and paves the way to a cashless agricultural sector Mastercard today launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder [...]

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Talking To Africa: New Book Explores Differences In PR Approaches In African Markets

A new e-book released this week, Talking to Africa: Considering Culture in Communications for a Complex Continent, argues that communications and public relations in Africa are not a one-size-fits-all exercise. Mimi Kalinda, the author of [...]

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Join Key Players Of Africa’s Humanitarian Aid And Development Sector At Summit in Nairobi

28 February - 1 March 2017 Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya With Aid & Development Africa Summit fast approaching, Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is excited to share the agenda and recently confirmed [...]

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Uganda Speeds Visa Issuance And Strengthens Border Security With Gemalto Visa Management System

The world leader in digital security, is supplying Uganda’s Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) with its Coesys Visa Management that combines swift issuance of all visas and permits with biometric enrollment upon arrival. [...]

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Mondato Summit Africa 2017

Catalyzing the Digital Finance & Commerce Ecosystem: Use Case Innovations & Adoption Drivers Prominent digital finance consultancy Mondato to host the fourth annual digital finance & commerce thought leadership forum in Johannesburg on May 9th [...]

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The Ten African Economies To Look Out For In 2017

Africa’s two largest economies Nigeria and South Africa are currently experiencing economic difficulties. Nigeria is battling with a deepening recession and Africa’s most advanced economy is dealing with slow growth. So with the two giants [...]

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UBA Empowers MSMEs With Masterpass QR Payment

UBA launch first merchant app in Nigeria and the rest of Africa that will connect 100,000 micro merchants to formal economy by early 2017 United Bank Africa (UBA) has introduced its first merchant-focused app in [...]

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No More Ransom! Check Point Adds Firepower To The Global Ransomware Battle

If you didn’t know what ransomware was at the start of this year, chances are that you do now. It’s been the biggest cybersecurity story of 2016 for both businesses and consumers. Back in February, [...]

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Wari And Mastercard Dedicated To Fighting Cash In 35 African Markets

Tech partnership between Wari and Mastercard to deliver smart digital payment solutions Wari and Mastercard signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement that will help strengthen the Wari offering for its users but also the digital [...]

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Ideas Matter Research Fellowships For West African Scholars

Ideas Matter Fellow Gloria Tetteh-Kubi as she investigates measures aimed at reducing widespread pesticide use in black eyed pea cultivation at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Photo courtesy of Frederick Awuku The [...]

  • Michael Armstrong, Regional Director, ICAEW Middle East, Africa and South Asia

Retaining Economic Stability Will Mean Facing Challenges For Africa In 2017

017 will see policymakers across Africa facing the challenge of how to minimize instability without affecting the economy’s ability to raise standards of living, according to the latest report by ICAEW. In report Economic Insight: [...]

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Zenith Bank And Mastercard Partnership Set To Strengthen Ghana’s Banking System

Mastercard and Zenith Bank have extended their partnership in West Africa to now include Ghana. To tweet this news, copy and paste: Partnership between @MastercardMEA & @ZenithBank #Ghana will help strengthen banking system #digitalsolutions The [...]

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The Visiola Foundation Recognized By Google RISE Awards

The Visiola Foundation, a not-for-profit organization focused on empowering African girls through education, training, and mentoring in the STEM fields, announced today that it has received a 2016 Google RISE Award for its efforts [...]

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Reinventing Community Engagement: What Samsung Have Learned

Samsung Electronics has entered the next level of community engagement where research, relevance and shared value are key, says Sthe Shabangu, PR lead at Samsung Electronics Africa Office Despite the best intentions of major businesses, [...]

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Burkina Faso By Far Exceeds Its Objectives For Its Development Plan

The President, His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, and the government of Burkina Faso, managed to mobilise almost 28 billion euros (18,500 billion CFA francs) within the framework of the conference of partners for the [...]

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Start Reimagining Your Business Model Now

By Brett Parker, Managing Director – SAP Africa “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished,” said the wise Benjamin Franklin. But we don’t need to take his word for it: there are many inspired thoughts that [...]

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Aid & Development Africa Summit To Discuss Progress In Combating HIV/AIDS

Globally there are an estimated 34 million people who have contracted the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV/AIDS, making it one of the [...]

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T-Shirt Factory Africa Partners With ANKHERA To Produce 100% Made in Africa Fashions

100% made in Africa products to satisfy the fashion appetite of those who love the African style of fashion. T-shirt Factory Africa, makers of top quality branded apparels and ANKHERA located in Paris, France [...]

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