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$95m Agricultural Commercialization Project To Capacitate 650 000 Malawi Farmers

$95m Agricultural Commercialization Project To Capacitate 650 000 Malawi Farmers

Malawi government has rolled out a six year Agricultural Commercialization (AGCOM) project which aims at increasing the capacity of 650,000 farming households to improve production and marketing of legume and horticultural crops in order to better the farmers’ livelihoods in the face of the dwindling of the country’s main cash crop tobacco. National Coordinator, Dr […]

Shoprite Manager Accused Of Using K-Word, Faces Disciplinary Hearing

Shoprite Manager Accused Of Using K-Word, Faces Disciplinary Hearing

A Shoprite regional manager has been taken to a disciplinary hearing for allegedly using the k-word on her subordinates. The disciplinary hearing for the regional manager, who heads up a Shoprite store situated in Johannesburg’s Southgate Mall, was expected to take place on Thursday. According to a statement released by Shoprite Group, the company did […]

Nigeria, Russia To Resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel Company

Nigeria, Russia To Resuscitate Ajaokuta Steel Company

The Federal Government and Russia, Tuesday, agreed to partner in resuscitating the comatose multi-billion Dollar Ajaokuta Steel Company. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Press and Public Relation Unit of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, where the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, during a courtesy visit of […]

Government Of Liberia To Layoff 4000 Employees

Government  Of Liberia To Layoff 4000 Employees

The Government of Liberia says it has planned to layoff about 4000 employees, suspends new recruitment programs at ministries and agencies throughout the country amidst debate over a new measure to harmonize civil servants’ salaries here. The current number of government employees is around 72,000, while the actual number of civil servants on government payroll […]

Kenyans The Most Care-Free Users Of Internet Globally

Kenyans The Most Care-Free Users Of Internet Globally

Kenyans are less troubled about the security of personal data posted on the internet, a global survey shows, implying they could be an easy target for cybercriminals. Only four in every 10 internet users in Kenya are concerned about their privacy online, a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) […]

Equities Market Investments Up By N19 Billion

Equities Market Investments Up By N19 Billion

The Nigerian equities market commenced the week trading, yesterday on a positive footing as investors’ investment went up by N19 billion. The All Share Index (ASI) rose by 39.28 points or 0.14 per cent to 27,565.09 points. Accordingly, investors gained N19 billion in value as market capitalisation went up to N13.410 trillion. The upturn was […]

Nigeria Retains Leadership Of Africa’s Mobile Phone Market

Nigeria Retains Leadership Of Africa’s Mobile Phone Market

Nigeria has remained Africa’s largest smartphone market in Q2 2019 followed by South Africa and Egypt, the latest figures by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. Nigeria and South Africa saw smartphone shipments increase 3.6 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively, while Egypt had 18.0 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth after the market shrunk […]

Southern African Development Community Face Food Shortage

Southern African Development Community Face Food Shortage

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has a food shortage with an overall decline in food production. Heads of State and government leaders from the bloc’s 16 member countries have called for a comprehensive multi-year response plan for the crisis. The leaders said that prolonged drought and floods, which hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, have […]

itel Launches Selfie Series Smartphones

itel Launches Selfie Series Smartphones

itel, a Hong Kong based mobile phone manufacturer has launched its latest selfie series smartphones onto the Ghanaian market in Accra. The latest smartphones, itel S15 and S15 Pro were produced to update the previous versions of the itel S series. Speaking at the launch Mr Steven Yang, Brand Manager of itel Ghana explained that […]

China’s Investment In Nigeria’s Oil Sector Hits $16bn

China’s Investment In Nigeria’s Oil Sector Hits $16bn

China has invested up to $16 billion in Nigeria’s oil industry, mostly upstream, over the last 14 years through its state oil firm, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), the Executive Vice President of the company, Mr. Lu Yan Ji, said yesterday. Ji, disclosed this when he visited the Group Managing Director of the […]

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