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[Nigeria] Data experts, MainOne, extends reach across West Africa with new countries

[Nigeria] Data experts, MainOne, extends reach across West Africa with new countries 08-05-2017 11:21:00 | by: Andrea Ayemoba | hits: 3009 | …

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African digital startups to receive $1.5m funding from World Bank

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Kosmos Energy holds Agritech Exchange for young entrepreneurs

header() --><p>Business News of Tuesday, 4 April 2017<p><b>Source:</b><p>Kosmos Energy, one of Ghana’s Jubilee Partners has held a two day event …


East Africa: Cheap Chinese Goods Eat Into Kenya's EA Export Market

[Nation] Kenya's status as an exporter of products to the East African market continues to be undermined by cheap direct imports from China, …


AfDB commits $24bn towards agriculture

<b>Dr Akinwumi Adesina</b><p><b>Business Editor</b><br>THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed $24 billion towards food production on the continent in the next …


2017 Outlook and Opportunities: An Afternoon Reception and Discussion with Finance Ministers from Africa's Growth Economies

F (L-R): Honourable Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Republic of Ghana; Rosa Whitaker, President & CEO, The Whitaker Group …


SMEs tipped on how to survive

Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) should be given more support if they are to play a big role in efforts geared at finding solutions for community …


10 Ways Young People Are Reinventing Agriculture In Africa

<b>Hydroponics</b><p>Young farmers are leaving behind traditional farming methods and opting for more innovative methods. Hydroponics is planting without the …


AfDB to Launch Investment Fund for Female Entrepreneurs in Morocco

Rabat – <b>The African Development Bank has announced that it will launch an Investment Fund for Female Entrepreneurship in Morocco.</b><p>In collaboration with …