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Breaking News: 4th Annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum Announced for 25th October 2018

August 14, 2018/TEF Africa’s leading entrepreneurship-focused philanthropic organisation, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has announced October 25, 2018, as the date for its 4thannual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The largest gathering… Read more »

Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma to Donate US$10 Million to Establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize

August 14, 2018/Aetoswire Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma launched the Jack Ma Foundation ‘Netpreneur’ Prize, a new program created to support and fund African entrepreneurs who are… Read more »

Buhari’s Administration to Offer Two Million Petty Traders Collateral Free Loans

August 13, 2018/State House In a determined and significant bid to further enlarge its financial inclusion agenda for all Nigerians regardless of social class and economic status, the Buhari administration… Read more »

Thales Extends Acceptance Period of the Offer for Gemalto

Says Acquisition Will Be Completed by Year End 2018 August 11, 2018/Aetoswire Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and… Read more »

Japanese Public, Private Entities Show Interest in African Investment Forum

  August 10, 2018/AfDB The  African Development Bank Group’s External Representation Office for Asia hosted a seminar in the Japanese capital to present the upcoming Africa Investment Forum, which is… Read more »

ENGIE to Build 8 Hybrid Solar Power Plants in Gabon

August 6, 2018/ENGIE ENGIE has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a… Read more »

Vice President Osinbajo Launches New 5% Credit Facility for MSMEs

  August 3, 2018 **FG to launch Shared Facilities for MSMEs Initiatives, in partnership with BOI, FIRS, NEXIM, NEPC and Access Bank. “This initiative will provide MSMEs with access to… Read more »

LafargeHolcim Acquires Leading Ready-Mix Concrete Company in Denver

August 2, 2018/LafargeHolcim LafargeHolcim has acquired Metro Mix, LLC, a leading provider of ready-mix concrete in the Denver metropolitan area in Colorado. With Metro Mix, LafargeHolcim further strengthens its position… Read more »

Paylater Says Over $17M Credit Access Granted to Nigerian Consumers in 2018

August 2, 2018/Paylater In Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million people, 61% of the adult population is un- or underbanked. Fintech companies like Paylater represent a tremendous opportunity to… Read more »

IDEMIA Emerged First Certified Card Manufacturer in India for Contactless RuPay Chip Cards

—–Facility to Load Multiple Payment Applications on a Single Card August 2, 2018/Aetoswire IDEMIA today announced that it is the first and, to date, only one to be certified to… Read more »

 

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