Nigeria

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Black Friday Deals in Africa

America's Black Friday fever is fast sweeping across Africa. Originally started in the United States as a day of promotional sales after Thanksgiving, it also signals the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Most major retailers open [...]

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Every Breath Counts Campaign Strives To Reduce Pneumonia In Nigeria

Every Breath Counts declared November: Pneumonia Month. Nigeria has the second highest pneumonia mortality in the world and primarily affects children under five. Pneumonia kills more children than any other infectious disease – almost 1 [...]

  • Sheila Chukwulozie

Nurturing a Generation of Young African Leaders

As a leader in the global energy sector, General Electric (GE) has been making strides into Africa for more than 40 years and its range of initiatives aimed at nurturing a generation of young [...]

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Africa’s Big Givers: Giving Back in a BIG Way

Some of Africa’s wealthiest business leaders and personalities take social responsibility very seriously, generously using both their time and resources to improve the lives of others. Here’s a look at some of the philanthropic [...]

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Nigeria Is One Of The Most Globally Connected Countries, Says Western Union

Western Union Moved Money into Nigeria from More Than 195 Countries and Territories in 2015 Nigeria is one of the most connected countries in the world when it comes to receiving and sending money, according [...]

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TEF Entrepreneur Forum LIVE!

Watch the 2016 TEF Entrepreneur Forum LIVE! 28-29 October A gathering of 1000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs from 54 African countries in Lagos, Nigeria. The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum is a showcase of the innovation and entrepreneurial [...]

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LISTEN: Daniel Monehin Talks About The Masterpass QR Mobile Payment Solution In Africa

Daniel Monehin, Mastercard Division President, Sub-Saharan Africa, talks with Africa.com about the Masterpass QR mobile payment solution. Ecobank partnering with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR across 33 countries The partnership will [...]

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What Nollywood has over Hollywood

My name is Ekene and I am a filmmaker. Whenever I introduce myself like that, it elicits different reactions from people. But amongst Nigerians, you can see it on their faces when they smile and say [...]

  • Powering Africa: Nigeria

The Annual Powering Africa: Nigeria

  The Forum will be a premium private sector-led and finance focused summit on investment strategies, bringing together Nigeria’s electricity supply industry, local finance institutions, IPP and NIPP investors, power developers and international financiers to release capital in [...]

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Lagos Startup Week 2016 Grand Finale

The weeklong celebration of entrepreneurs and Startups in Lagos has offered interesting sessions and Masterclasses and has left entrepreneurs inspired and fully fired up to take on new challenges. The week has featured an interesting [...]