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East African Community To Discuss The ‘True Fish Project’

East African Community To Discuss The ‘True Fish Project’

MINISTERS and senior officials from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda are scheduled to meet next month to discuss the grand five-year project-True Fish-that starts this year. The gathering of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectoral Council of Ministers that starts on February 1 will be preceded by the Coordination Committee Session on January 31 and the Senior Officials […]

Techno-Expo By FG To Boost Inventions, Innovations In Nigeria

Techno-Expo By FG To Boost Inventions, Innovations In Nigeria

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, minster of science and technology has said the 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo will bring to the fore the capabilities of Nigerian engineers, inventors and innovators in fast tracking sustainable development of the country. Dr. Onu disclosed this while briefing the press after inspecting the venue of the forthcoming 2019 Techno and […]

NSE Unveils Ai Powered X-Bot To Enhance Market Participation

NSE Unveils Ai Powered X-Bot To Enhance Market Participation

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has launched the X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger. The X-Bot which is the first African securities exchange Chatbot is designed to provide market participants, especially retail investors, convenient, faster and real-time access to data and information from the Exchange. […]

U.S. Stocks Suffer Worst Year Since 2008 Financial Crisis

U.S. Stocks Suffer Worst Year Since 2008 Financial Crisis

Wall Street closed out a dismal, turbulent year for stocks on a bright note Monday, but still finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade. After setting a series of records through the late summer and early fall, major U.S. indexes fell sharply after early October, leaving them all in the red for the […]

South Africa’s Rand Flat In Early Trade Ahead Of Trade Balance Figures

South Africa’s Rand Flat In Early Trade Ahead Of Trade Balance Figures

South Africa’s rand was flat early on Friday, giving up its small overnight gains as renewed jitters about the impact on global growth of the simmering trade war between China and the United States kept investors on the sidelines. At 0730 GMT the rand was steady at 14.4725 per dollar, unchanged from its overnight close […]

Amazon Workers On Strike In Germany, Italy And The UK

Amazon Workers On Strike In Germany, Italy And The UK

Amazon workers in Germany, Spain, Italy and the U.K. walked off the job on Black Friday, mixing labor unrest with the start of the biggest shopping season of the year. Close to 90 percent of the workers — some 1,600 employees, according to Business Insider — participated in the walkout at Spain’s largest Amazon warehouse […]

Women Are Good Industrialists – TAFOPA

Women Are Good Industrialists – TAFOPA

TANZANIA Food Processing Association (TAFOPA) has said women should not be left behind in implementing industrialisation agenda. The call was made at a time when over 20,000 women have been trained in various fields on food processing across the country thus cutting post-harvest loss. TAFOPA Chairperson Ms Suzy Simon said they are determined to help […]

7-Year-Old Toy Reviewer Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid YouTubers

7-Year-Old Toy Reviewer Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid YouTubers

Ryan of Ryan ToysReview is the highest-paid YouTuber, making $22 million from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, Forbes reported Monday. He makes the big coin by playing with toys and critiquing them. It seems he has a few preferences. “He loves Cars, Trains, Thomas and friends, Lego, Superheroes, Disney toys, open surprise eggs, play doh , […]

iGuide To Help Investors Discover The Economic Potential Of Addis Ababa

iGuide To Help Investors Discover The Economic Potential Of  Addis Ababa

Ethiopia’s online investment guide, iGuide, which seeks to help investors discover opportunities in the country, business costs, key procedures and laws they may need to know before committing their money, was officially unveiled in Addis Ababa Wednesday. The web-based investment promotion tool was launched in the presence of Mr. Shumete Gizaw, Ethiopia’s Minister of Innovation […]

Empowering Women Farmers To Harness The Power Of Development In Africa

Empowering Women Farmers To Harness The Power Of Development In Africa

If Africa is to feed itself, and if land rights are to be applied universally, the advancement of African women farmers is a fundamental necessity, and the ability of women to access micro finance is key. Over the past few years, international banks, financing institutions and micro-funders have increased their focus on the most stubborn […]