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Women Want In As Internet Revolution Creeps Into Chad

Women Want In As Internet Revolution Creeps Into Chad

The internet revolution is coming – old news in much of the world but not in Chad, a tech laggard where women languish at the very back of the line when it comes to connectivity. With just 6.5% of the population online, Chad has the 6th lowest rate of internet usage in the world, according […]

AI Could Be The Boost Education In Africa Needs

AI Could Be The Boost Education In Africa Needs

Up until now, the conversation around education in Africa has revolved around improving the standard of education. But as digital transformation continues to sweep across the globe, there’s a unique window of opportunity to fast-forward to a completely revolutionised era of education. Granted, most countries across the region are making significant strides when it comes […]

Nigeria, Iran To Establish Binational Commission

Nigeria, Iran To Establish Binational Commission

Nigeria and Iran have agreed to set up a binational commission that will promote trade, investment, agriculture and technology transfer, following a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and Iranian Vice President for Economic Affairs, Mohammad Nahavandian, on Friday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Speaking at the bilateral meeting held on the sidelines of the 5th Summit […]

NNPC, Chinese To Begin $2.8bn Abuja-Kano Pipeline Project

NNPC, Chinese To Begin $2.8bn Abuja-Kano Pipeline Project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Company Limited (CPPECL) and Brantex Consortium, would soon begin work on the Abuja-Kaduna- Kano pipeline, AKK project. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, gave this indication when he received the President of CPPECL, Sun Quanjun and the head of the Brantex […]

Milk Production Drops By 6 Percent Due To Pesistant Drought In Namibia

Milk Production Drops By 6 Percent Due To Pesistant Drought In Namibia

The ongoing drought has put the dairy industry under threat as milk production declines by over 6% an official said this week as reported by Xinhua this week. According to the Managing Director of Namibia Dairies Gunther Ling, fodder shortages leading to unsustainable feed prices threaten the existence of Namibia’s dairy industry. “The decline in […]

John Mahama Pleads With Nigeria To Open Up Borders

John Mahama Pleads With Nigeria To Open Up Borders

Mr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa. Mahama made the plea while delivering the 7th Anniversary Lecture, Investiture into The Realnews Hall of Fame and The unveiling of the Book: Pathways to Political and […]

Recession Fears Recede In Germany But The Global Economy Is Still Fragile

Recession Fears Recede In Germany But The Global Economy Is Still Fragile

 First up, China: Retail sales in China grew 7.2% in October compared to a year prior, below the 7.9% increase expected by analysts polled by Refinitiv. Industrial output, meanwhile, grew 4.7%, which was also weaker than anticipated. “Downward pressure has continued to increase on the economy,” China’s national statistical authority said in a statement. China’s massive economy […]

New Zimbabwean Coins and Dollars Hit The Market

New Zimbabwean Coins and Dollars Hit The Market

Local banks started the issuance of the new Zimbabwean dollar coins and notes as of this morning following a ZWL$30 million allocation to banks by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), 263Chat Business can report. The new notes are expected to ease liquidity crisis in the market resulting in people paying more to get cash […]

Can African Countries Industralize?

Can African Countries Industralize?

Narratives are essential. Humans are, after all, “helpless story junkies”. Business and economic success depend much more than is commonly acknowledged on getting the narrative right. And if there is a narrative where getting it right or wrong matters hugely, it is the narrative about Africa’s industrial development. Africa is the poorest continent. It is likely to be […]

Tackling CyberCrime In Nigeria – NITDA

Tackling CyberCrime In Nigeria – NITDA

The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it has adopted a multi-faceted approach to addressing the growing cybersecurity threat in Nigeria. The Director-General of the agency, Kasheem Inuwa, said this at the Information Assurance Workshop in Abuja on Wednesday. Mr Inuwa spoke through the Director of Information Technology and Infrastructure Solutions Department (ITIS), […]

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