Monday, 17 June 2019

2019 Africa Shared Value Summit Calls on Business to Take Action for Profit with Purpose

The third annual Africa Shared Value Summit took place last week in Nairobi, Kenya – the first time the event has come to East Africa. The diverse programme of thought leaders engaged a packed hall of delegates with thought-provoking insights and Shared Value case studies over the two days.

Promasidor Introduces Chat Bot For Checking Of Cowbellpedia Result

Promasidor Nigeria Limited, the organisers of Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by its flagship brand Cowbell Our milk, has introduced a new channel, dubbed Cowbellpedia Chat Bot on facebook for candidates who sat for the 2019 Cowbellpedia National qualifying examination to check their results.

Turkish Airlines Adjudged Turkey's Most Valuable Brand in all Sectors

Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more destination in the world, has emerged as one of the world's leading independent organizations in brand valuation and strategy consulting. This was made known by Brand Finance during the 2019 result announcement evaluation.

Airtel Africa Targets $749 million from IPO on London Stock Exchange

...Price band between 80-100 pence per share

Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80 to 100 pence per share for its planned initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange as the mobile operator seeks to cut its debt levels.

LaLiga Stars to Watch Out For At 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

With the 2019 installment of Africa’s premier international tournament set to kick off in Egypt, here’s a look at some of the very best LaLiga Santander representatives across the 24 competing nations.

Thomas Partey (Atletico De Madrid & Ghana)

As a regular starter at title-challengers Atlético de Madrid, Partey is one of the poster boys for this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations. The 25-year-old tends to play a more attacking role for Ghana than he does for Diego Simeone at Atleti, we may be set to see one or two of his trademark long-range strikes as he looks to lead the Black Stars to their first AFCON title of the 21st century.

91 Nigerian Students Receive 125 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards

Cambridge International and the British Council hosted the prestigious annual British Council Recognition and Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards at a ceremony held at The Civic Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, on 14 June.

Enhancing Energy Security in Africa – the time is now

The African Energy Chamber has called on African governments and oil companies to do more to protect the security of energy infrastructure in Africa.

C. Derek Campbell, CEO, Energy and Natural Resources
Oil and gas infrastructure is quickly becoming a principal target for terrorists, rogue organizations, hostile state and non-state actors, and criminal enterprises. The recent attacks in the Middle East – the drone attack on the Saudi Aramco pipelines and the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman – validate a precedent (and unfortunately techniques, tactics, and procedures for those with malicious intent) of using non-complex attack methods to create complex problems for owners/operators of Energy and Natural Resource assets.

Port Harcourt Mall Management Respond to Gas Outburst

The management and owners of the Port Harcourt Mall has commiserated with all the injured people in the gas outburst that happened on Wednesday, June 12 2019. This statement was made by the Mall Manager, Mrs. Chioma Okorie in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Cowbell Chocolate Commences Get Up N Goal Promo

Promasidor Nigeria Limited has partnered with Supa Strikas to reward consumers in its Cowbell Chocolate Get Up N Goal promo, with fabulous prizes to be won during this football season.

General Electric appoints Jaime Morais as Angola Country Leader

General Electric has announced the appointment of Jaime Morais as the Country Leader for GE in Angola. In this position, Jaime will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Angola.

Insight Redefini Appoints Azubuike as Acting Managing Consultant As Ajene Takes A Bow

Quadrant MSL, a part of Insight Redefini Group, has announced that Uche Ajene, Managing Consultant, departs the organisation in June 2019 when her initial contract ends, and will progress in pursuit of her personal career ambition. In the interim, Anurika Azubuike, Lead Consultant at the company will act as the Business Lead steering the affairs of the company in conjunction with the Group.

Why Switzerland gave 3.2 million Swiss francs to AfDB’s urban development fund

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the African Development Bank on Thursday signed two agreements to fund African initiatives on the sidelines of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings.

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Amazon beats Apple, Google to become the world’s most valuable brand

Amazon has overtaken Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand at $315.5 billion, according to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking 2019, up 52% on last year.

Uefa launches free-to-air OTT platform

European football’s governing body Uefa has launched a free-to-air OTT streaming platform to show live and on-demand video content from various competitions, including national leagues, with the German Bundesliga the first to be broadcast.

EMpower 50 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders

The EMpower 50 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders lists celebrates inspirational people of colour who are not senior in their organisations but are making a significant contribution to ethnic minority people at work.