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African business community commits to invest in skills for employment, job creation for youth at “Africa Talks Jobs”

November 10, 2017/Africa Talks Jobs More than 400 representatives of youth, business, education practitioners and policy-making from 44 countries across the African continent as well as European partners have called… Read more »

How important is the Ease of Doing Business to Nigeria?

Culled—Proshare November 9, 2017/FDC  Nigeria scaled up 24 spots in the Ease of Doing Business Index, moving from 169th (out of 190) to 145th on the rankings. The Ease of… Read more »

Konnect Africa Brings Wi-Fi to Rural African Communities

November 9, 2017/Konnect Africa Konnect Africa (, the Eutelsat-owned satellite broadband service provider, has unveiled SmartWIFI, a new hotspot service, as part of its ongoing commitment to bring digital opportunities… Read more »

Elumelu, Others to Speak on Tax, Business at LBS Alumni Day

November 9, 2017/TPT International Dr.Tony Elumelu, Chairman Heirs Holding, will be the Guest Speaker at this year’s Lagos Business School (LBS) Alumni Day, scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017 in… Read more »

Osinbajo Formally Presented World Banks ‘Doing Business 2018’ Report

November 8, 2017/Video Release WATCH: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo formally presented World Bank ‘Doing Business 2018’ Report Nigeria has moved up 24 places to 145th in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ report,… Read more »

Somali Accelerator graduates another cohort of startups, gives $30,000 in investment

November 8, 2017/Venture Capital for Africa Innovate Ventures (, the leading Somali tech and business startup accelerator launched in partnership with VC4A (, Telesom ( and the Work in Progress!… Read more »

President Kagame, Tony Elumelu to headline Young Entrepreneurship Day at the Africa 2017 Forum

November 8, 2017/Africa 2017 HE Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and chairman of Smart Africa, and Tony Elumelu, Founder of the $100m Entrepreneurship Programme, will be headlining the Young Entrepreneurship… Read more »

Angola Cables expands South Africa presence

November 8, 2017/Angola Cables To further expand its network reach and peering capabilities, Angola Cables ( announced today that it expects to establish a Point of Presence (PoP) in Cape… Read more »

Market Fire: Dangote Donates N.5billion to Distraught Kano Traders

November 8, 2017/Dangote Group Succor came the way of the over a thousand hitherto dejected traders affected by the Kano Market fire disasters few months ago as the renowned business… Read more »

World Bank Team Presents 2018 Ease of Doing Business Ranking to FG

November 8, 2017/Press Release *PEBEC launches App to facilitate feedback on doing business reforms The World Bank team will today, November 8, formally present 2018 Doing Business ranking to the… Read more »