Friday, 28 February 2020

Applications open for Commonwealth Youth Forum in Rwanda

Five hundred young people from across the Commonwealth will have the opportunity to confront some of the biggest challenges facing the world at the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM) in Rwanda.

Orange, SES team up on O3b mPOWER Communications System, open a New Era for Satellite Connectivity Innovation

Orange will be the first global telecom operator to integrate satellite-based revolutionary terabitscale O3b mPOWER communications system in its network, to support the growing demand for connectivity in Africa.

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Charles Boamah takes a bow as Senior Vice President of African Development Bank

“Twenty-three years is not a trivial number of years to spend in an institution. You’ve been a pillar of this institution. You’ve done very well.”

Dangote Fertiliser commences pre-testing of $2bn plant ahead of inauguration

Dangote Fertiliser Limited has begun countdown to the inauguration of its $2 billion Granulated Urea Fertiliser  complex located in the Dangote Free Zone.

African Energy Chamber Leads a U.S. – Africa Dialogue During the 49 IAGC Annual Conference

The African Energy Chamber ( is participating in the 49th International Association of Geophysical Contractors’ Annual Conference;The Chamber is determined to encourage further participation of U.S. companies in Africa’s energy industry.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Standard Chartered and Educare partner towards revamping and empowering the education sector

Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited entered into a unique partnership with Educare Technology Solutions Limited and have together developed a unique educational solution called SC EduEdge.

Drogba scores big tourism win for Côte d’Ivoire as Country gets $15 billion backing

International football star Didier Drogba has helped his birthplace, Côte d’Ivoire, strike gold by helping to collect memorandum of understanding for a total of $15 billion in commitments to back tourism projects in the west African country.

African Union Executive Council endorses AfDB President Adesina for second term

The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.

Lucky LaLiga fans to watch ElClásico with their Barça & Real Madrid heroes

...Samuel Eto’o will participate in the event

Real Madrid and Barcelona supporters in Nigeria, Mexico and Colombia can view Sunday’s hugely awaited LaLiga ElClásico in the presence of legends and LaLiga Ambassadors at specially organised viewing parties in each country.

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Next Einstein Forum: Meet the Top 25 Innovators To Compete at its Global Gathering in Nairobi

Today, the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) announces the 25 finalists for its Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i) competition in five categories to be held on 10-11 March 2020 in the NEF Innovation Salon.

Dangote boosts South East economy with N63billion investment in Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company

Dangote Group has in the last five years invested over N63bn in the South East with the purchase of over 3,500 units of locally assembled Shacman trucks at the production plant of Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company (ANAMMCO), Enugu.

Monday, 24 February 2020

OVH Energy Marketing Commits to Reshaping Nigeria’s Fuel Retail Landscape

…As it launches new station in Dei-Dei Abuja

OVH Energy Marketing, a licensee of the Oando retail brand, has restated its commitment to reshaping the fuel’s retail landscape. The company made this known during the launch of its new retail station in Dei-Dei, Abuja on Tuesday, 11th February, 2020. 

agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria to explore free trade, plastics industry, global packaging standards, food safety, finance & digitalization

…conference to hold between 24th-26th March 2020

The 6th agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2020 is set to feature over 120 global technology leaders from 29 countries, who will showcase adapted technologies and solutions for the Nigerian market in the fields of agriculture, food processing, ingredients, plastics, printing and packaging.

Twelve African EdTech Companies Named as First Fellows at Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) today announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows, companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent.

IEA appoints first Africa Programme Manager to expand engagement on energy issues across the continent

The International Energy Agency (IEA) hired Maximilian Jarrett as its first Africa Programme Manager to help expand the Agency’s reach and coordinate its work as it deepens its engagement across the continent.