Tuesday, 23 July 2019

KAIPTC to host flagship Kofi Annan Peace and Security (KAPS) Forum

To honour the Late HE Kofi Annan, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in collaboration with the Federal Government of Germany and the Government of Norway will organize the Kofi Annan Peace and Security (KAPS) Forum to facilitate discussions on evolving trends in peace and security in Africa.

iSON Clinches Pan African Contact Centre Management Provider of the Year Award

iSON Xperiences, (formerly iSON BPO Limited), a leading customer experience management company, with strong focus in Sub-Saharan Africa emerged as the “Pan African Contact Centre Management Provider of the Year” at the 14th annual Titans of Tech Awards. The 2019 Titans of Tech Awards took place over the weekend at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island – Lagos. The award was granted in recognition for the Company’s consistent excellence in providing world class Call Centres for national development.

Banking on the future of work

The disruption of technology is revolutionising industries across many levels. As businesses evolve during the unprecedented revolution in the workplace, appropriate operating models must be put in place to meet the continuous demands of clients and the world around us. The future workforce must be equipped with the necessary tools to allow them to easily adapt to the everchanging world that will require digital skills, organisational adaptability and a different kind of leadership at all levels.

Three Nigerians, 17 Other African talents Selected for Jr. NBA Global Championship

Three Nigerians: Badmus Mistura Bisola; Merit Atebe Innocent; Emmanuel Owonibi will be joining 17 others talents from seven African countries selected to compete in Second Jr. NBA Global Championship in U.S. Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Florida

Examining Stanbic IBTC vis-à-vis banking industry compliance and corporate governance practices

At a recent function in Abuja, the Managing Director/CEO of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, delivered a lecture where he revealed that there has been a consistent decline, over the past three years, in the recorded rate of successful fraud incidences, thefts and forgeries in the banking industry. Specifically, Ibrahim said such cases had declined by almost half, 48.12%, of the rate it was in 2015.

Dazzl appoint APO Group CEO Lionel Reina to company board

Dazzl, innovators in live multi-camera video solutions, today announced the appointment of APO Group CEO Lionel Reina to their company board. It is a move that highlights Dazzl’s ambitions as they look to accelerate their growth and exposure internationally.

Ogilvy South Africa Announces New Creative Leadership

As part of the its plans in restructuring its creative leadership teams, Ogilvy South Africa has announced the elevation of Tseliso Rangaka and Matthew Barnes to joint chief creative officer (CCO) roles.

Budweiser announces multi-year global partnerships with the Premier League, LaLiga

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s (AB InBev) global brand, Budweiser, today announces multi-year partnerships with two of the top international football leagues, the Premier League and LaLiga. As a long-time partner of the FIFA World Cup and supporter of football leagues and several national teams worldwide, Budweiser is proud to expand its support for the world’s game and connect to more football fans every year.

Monday, 22 July 2019

Prima Garnet elevates Yetunde Adesina as new CEO


  • Lola Akinwunmi becomes Group CEO

One of Nigeria’s leading Advertising Agencies, Prima Garnet Africa (PGA) has elevated Mrs Yetunde Adesina to the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the creative shop.

Actis’ Jabi Lake Mall to become Nigeria’s first solar-powered mall

Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja’s one-stop leisure, restaurant and retail destination, brought to the market by Actis, a leading emerging market investor, today announced an agreement with CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) to become the first solar-powered mall in Nigeria. Actis previously collaborated with CBE on implementing the largest solar carport in Africa at Garden City Mall in Nairobi.

Friday, 19 July 2019

Abelinis clinches Guinness and Bosch accounts

Abelinis Limited, a Project Intelligent Company with special interest in events, activation and production, has won two new accounts: Guinness Nigeria and Bosch Applications & Tools.

Fenix announces leadership shakeup, reaches 500,000 customers in 6 markets

Fenix International, a company of ENGIE, offering Solar Home Systems across Africa has appointed co-founder and current Chief Operating Officer, Brian Warshawsky to the role of Cheif Executive Officer. He succeed the current CEO, Lyndsay Handler.

How Malta Guinness Shared Love With Zaria Emirate

Nigeria’s premium non-alcoholic Malt Drink, and Official Malt Drink of the Zaria and Bauchi Durbar Festivals, celebrated with the Muslim faithfuls in the northern parts of the country.

Industry Leaders Converge to Unpack Intelligent Enterprise Opportunities at SAP Innovation Day

About 600 East African business, innovation and technology leaders gathered in Nairobi today, Friday July 19, to discuss innovation opportunities for corporate and public sector organisations in the digital economy. The SAP Kenya Innovation Day featured a line-up of local and global SAP experts who hosted interactive sessions focused on key business and technology trends that are shaping the East African innovation landscape.

GTBank Holds 9th Annual Autism Conference July 30th - 31st

For the ninth year in a row, Africa’s foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in Autism for two days of critical discourse on supporting children and adults living with Autism in Africa. Organized as part of the GTBank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative, the Annual Autism Conference, will hold on the 30th and 31st of July 2019 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.