Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Nokia collaborates with two leading universities in Ethiopia to promote digital skills and innovation

Nokia will collaborate with two of the most recognized universities for science and engineering in Ethiopia, the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) and the Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAiT), to provide training on the latest technologies and industry trends.

Sir Shina Peter, Debola Lagos, other Celebrities Light-Up Ofada Rice Day Festival

It was a carnival like atmosphere at the Muri Okunola Park on Sunday October 13, as celebrities including Sir Shina Peter, Debola Lagos, Segun Arinze Tee-A, Denrele, Yaw and others showed-up to celebrate first ever Ofada Rice Day Festival in Lagos.

Should Neflix, HBO Max, others be concern about Disney+ launch?

An epic battle is brewing in the entertainment industry.

In the next couple of months, most of the biggest media conglomerates will rolling out their own streaming services in a high-stakes effort to remain relevant by selling movies, TV programming and short-form videos directly to viewers.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

iSON Technologies Wins National Water Company Project

iSON Technologies, the leading customer experience management solution provider with presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, has been awarded billing transformation project by the National Water Company in Saudi Arabia.

P&G Joins Force With Global Citizen and National Geographic to Combat Social Challenges with ‘ACTIVATE’ Series

Leading manufacturer of consumer goods in Nigeria, Procter & Gamble recently hosted the screening of the sixth episode of the series, ACTIVATE, in commemoration of Global Hand Washing Day, to promote sanitation, hand washing and clean water in Nigeria. The pre-screening of the documentary’s finale was held at the Transcorp Hilton hotel, in Abuja.

And the Winners of the NES25 startup pitch competition are ...

Following a keenly contested pitch with 10 finalists the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) Startup Pitch Competition, Doctoora, a health care startup has emerged the overall winner with 5 million Naira reward.

Burson Cohn & Wolfe Roll Out Holistic Global Sports Events Service

Global communications agency, Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) through its sports division has launched BCW Eventus, a “holistic” offering from its sports practice to serve global sporting events.

Shareholders endorse Olam acquisition of Dangote Flour Mills for N120bn

Shareholders of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), on Monday, unanimously approved the acquisition of the company by Crown Flour Mills for N120 billion.

CcHUB Opens EdTech Centre of Excellence at TASUED ICT Centre

Leading technology innovation centre in Nigeria, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) and Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Nigeria’s premier university of education have launched the EdTech Centre of Excellence at the institution.

Facebook Marches On With Libra Despite Mass Withdrawals From Project

The launch of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has been dealt a blow by partners such as eBay, Stripe, Mastercard, Visa and Mercado Pago dropping out of the project.

P+ Measurement launches Nigeria's first Broadcast Advert Analytics Audit Report

Nigeria’s leading media measurement and evaluation agency, P+ Measurement Services, has announced the introduction of a dedicated Broadcast Analytics audit Reporting platform to help brands interpret their TV and radio advert compliance reports.

Mozambique’s Gas Projects Enter Implementation Phase

With a second Final Investment Decision (FID) in just 2 years, Mozambique has officially positioned itself as a key player in the global gas and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market for years to come. The latest FID on the US$20 billion Mozambique LNG project, makes it the largest sanction ever in sub-Saharan Africa oil and gas. Described by His Excellency President Nyusi as “one of the most important and transformational projects in the country’s history”, Mozambique LNG is set to be a game-changer for this East African nation of 31 million people.

Monday, 14 October 2019

Three Exceptional Kids win big at 2019 Indomie Heroes Awards

According to William Clay Ford Jr, creating a strong business and building a better world are not conflicting goals - they are both essential ingredients for long-term success. With this in mind, Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Indomie Instant Noodles, in continuation of their renowned Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative for children, have unveiled and rewarded three more heroes as winners of the 2019 Indomie Independence Day Awards (IIDA).

FBRA Deepens Commitment with Appointment of an Executive Secretary

The Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has appointed Agharese (Arese) Lucia Onaghise, as the Executive Secretary of the Alliance to drive its ambitious goal towards building a sustainable recycling economy for food and beverage packaging waste in Nigeria.

The importance of an effective data management plan

With an overload of data now available, who really knows how to manage it? Says Alasdair Parsonson, Technical Expert at Data Intelligence for Hitachi Vantara.

Alasdair Parsonson, Technical Expert at Data Intelligence for Hitachi Vantara
Data management is more important than ever as it demonstrates the value of analytics in allowing a company to make more informed decisions in real-time, ultimately benefitting its bottom line. But as data management evolves, companies need to implement an effective data management plan or risk redundancy.