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NIPOST Assures Customers Of Tech Innovation In Postal Services

NIPOST Assures Customers Of Tech Innovation In Postal Services

The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) has said it will continue to leverage technological innovation to achieve more efficiency in service delivery to its customers. The General Manager, Lagos Zone of NIPOST, Dr. Mike Umo, who stated this during the zone’s commemoration of the 2020 World Post Day, said NIPOST deployed technology in various areas of […]

AfDB Funds Road Projects In Kigoma Districts

AfDB Funds Road Projects In Kigoma Districts

THE African Development Bank (AFDB) has provided more than 15bn/- for construction and renovation of various road infrastructures in Buhigwe, Kasulu Urban, Kasulu Rural and Kibondo Districts in Kigoma Region. This was said by the Manager of TANROADS in Kigoma Region, Eng Narcis Choma, as he was briefing the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of […]

Portuguese Workers Protest For Better Wages Amid Pandemic

Portuguese Workers Protest For Better Wages Amid Pandemic

Thousands of workers gathered in cities and towns across Portugal on Saturday demanding higher wages and more government action to protect jobs threatened by the coronavirus pandemic. During the peaceful protests, organised by Portugal’s biggest umbrella union, the CGTP, workers wearing masks and keeping a safe distance urged the country’s Socialist government to raise the […]

Tourism Day : Years Celebrating This Important Economic Sector

Tourism Day :  Years Celebrating This Important Economic Sector

40 years celebrating this important economic sector Tourism is one of the world’s most important economic sectors. It employs one in every ten people on Earth and provides livelihoods to hundreds of millions more. For some countries, it can represent over 20 per cent of their GDP. It allows people to experience some of the world’s […]

EU Plans To Crack Down On Racism

EU Plans To Crack Down On Racism

The European Commission pledged on Friday to take tougher action against member states failing to fully implement EU anti-racism laws, in a move reflecting global outrage at police violence against African Americans in the United States. Launching its first anti-racism action plan, the Commission said the initiative allows so-called infringement actions, a process that can […]

U.N. Food Chief Urges Bezos, Other Billionaires To Step Up To Help World’s Starving

U.N. Food Chief Urges Bezos, Other Billionaires To Step Up To Help World’s Starving

U.N. food chief David Beasley called on the world’s billionaires on Thursday to step up to help save some 30 million people he said are at risk of dying if they don’t receive help from the World Food Programme. Globally some 270 million people were headed toward the brink of starvation and WFP hopes to […]

Canada Launches Its Black Entrepreneurs Program

Canada Launches Its Black Entrepreneurs Program

The Canadian government has teamed up with some of the country’s largest financial institutions to launch a C$221 million ($168 million) program for Black entrepreneurs to access credit and help them bounce back from the pandemic-induced economic slump. In a joint announcement on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion […]

Hike In Shipping Charges Illegal, Could Cripple Nigeria’s Economy

Hike In Shipping Charges Illegal, Could Cripple Nigeria’s Economy

The recent hike in peak period surcharge by the European Community Ship Owners Association on containers billed for Nigeria has sparked outraged from Nigerian importers, regulators, and lawmakers. The PSS was previously $200 but it was jacked to between $1,000 and $1,500 per container. Speaking exclusively to Daily Trust in Abuja, the House Committee Chairman […]

Vodacom Tops Telecom Employer In Tanzania

Vodacom Tops Telecom Employer In Tanzania

VODACOM Tanzania is the top employer in the telecommunication industry thanks to its massive size and investment. The mobile phone service provider, which also leads in market share, has employed some 600 staff where only five are foreigners. The firm is the only listed firm on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and has over 15 […]

British Managers Launch Paid Internships For Black Graduates

British Managers Launch Paid Internships For Black Graduates

Britain’s top investment management firms pledged on Monday to offer 100 paid internships to Black graduates in a bid to tackle the “chronic underrepresentation” of Black people in finance. The #100blackinterns initiative aims to offer more opportunities to young Black graduates in an industry dominated by white men. “In over two decades in the City, I have […]

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