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African SMEs Set to Benefit from USD 74M Guarantee

March 2, 2018/African Guarantee Fund The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) ( has today entered into a re- guarantee transaction of an amount of up to… Read more »

Marketers need to prepare, Merge is inevitable-PHD

March 2, 2018/PHD PHD, a global communications planning and media buying firm, has launched its seventh publication, Merge, which dwells on how technology prepares marketers and advertisers for the future… Read more »

Improving Nigeria’s Business Operating Environment to Enhance Economic Growth

Culled—Proshare March 2, 2018/FDC  In 2017, Nigeria jumped 24 places to 145th position on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking. While this points to some strategic successes, the… Read more »

Rice Production: Dangote Inaugurates Multi Billion Naira Rice Processing Plant in Jigawa

…Promises to End Rice Importation March 1, 2018/Dangote Group The Dangote ( Rice Outgrower Scheme in Jigawa State reached a turning point yesterday when the President of Dangote Group, Aliko… Read more »

Mastercard Expands Support of Mobile Network Operators

New solutions help industry players explore growth opportunities March 1, 2018/Mastercard Mobile phones, smartphones and digital devices play an integral role in how people across the globe communicate, interact and… Read more »

Orange Opens Application for 8th Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East

March 1, 2018/Orange The call for applications for the 8th Orange ( Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East opens today and will run through 31 May 2018,… Read more »

Ecobank Partners Facebook, Mastercard to Enable Digital Payments for Small Businesses

February 28, 2018/Ecobank Ecobank has entered into a strategic partnership with Facebook and Mastercard to deliver seamless, digital payments to small businesses via the Facebook Messenger platform. With this development,… Read more »

Mastercard, MegaFon extend the mobile payment functionality

February 28, 2018/Mastercard Mastercard* and MegaFon have presented two joint initiatives at the interface between telecommunications and banking technologies at Mobile World Congress 2018 held in Barcelona from February 25… Read more »

Customer Passion Point Names Chinwe Kalu New CEO

27/2/2018/CPPL Customer Passion Point Limited, trade marketing, training solutions and value creation consultancy firm has announced the appointment of Chinwe Kalu as its new Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer…. Read more »

Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger To Help Small Businesses Go Digital

Launches Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to enable Nigerian businesses to set up digital money accounts and accept QR payments February 28, 2018/Mastercard At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard today announced… Read more »