Let's celebrate one of the talents on the continent as we say Happy Birthday to the beautifully talented Lupita Nyong'o. The Kenyan actress who made her film debut in the powerful 2013 film 12 Years a Slave-for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress - is a year older today. Happy Birthday Lupita.
The Enterprise Africa Summit, which will be holding this month at the Kempinski Hotel, has been launched at the British Council, Accra, the capital city of Ghana. The three-day summit is scheduled to start from March 22nd to 24th, 2017 and will host policy forums, enterprise clinic, investor marketplace etc. for young entrepreneurs, small-scale business owners, and career driven individuals...
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Ghana: The Enterprise Africa Summit launched

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​The Enterprise Africa Summit, which will be holding this month at the Kempinski Hotel, has been launched at the British Council, Accra, the capital city of Ghana. The three-day summit is scheduled to start from March 22nd to 24th, 2017 and will host policy forums, enterprise clinic, investor marketplace etc. for young entrepreneurs, small-scale business owners, and career driven individuals...
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Ghana: The Enterprise Africa Summit launched

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​The Enterprise Africa Summit, which will be holding this month at the Kempinski Hotel, has been launched at the British Council, Accra, the capital city of Ghana. The three-day summit is scheduled to start from March 22nd to 24th, 2017 and will host policy forums, enterprise clinic, investor marketplace etc. for young entrepreneurs, small-scale business owners, and career driven individuals...
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Ghana: The Enterprise Africa Summit launched

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​More than 550 people took to the streets of Tanzania’s biggest city recently to protest the trade in ivory. The "Walk for Elephants" march was co-organized by the Chinese Embassy in Tanzania and the Tanzania-China Friendship Promotion Association. Demonstrators, including the Chinese ambassador and many from the city’s Chinese community, walked five kilometers and called for the protection of...
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Tanzania: Hundreds March Against Ivory Trade

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​Step 1 – Defining Your Leadership Style Every person has a signature leadership style and the most important first step in improving leadership skills is for an individual to be able to identify and understand their own style. At this first stage, it is important to assess what might be holding them back in terms of their leadership actions and if their personality could be brought to the...
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Four Great African Business leadership Points

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The New York Times places Botswana as the world’s firth most desirable place to visit in 2017. According to an article published recently titled 52 places to GO in 2017, Botswana’s Okavango Delta which is populated with lions, elephants and species unique to the only inland delta in the world resembles the red lechwe. Another international media company, CNN observes The Sanctuary Chief's Camp...
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Botswana: Tourism & Hospitality ranks top for 2017

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​The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the disbursement of $4.4 million for Seychelles following the completion of the fourth and fifth reviews of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement by the Executive Board, a statement from the organisation said. The total IMF disbursement to Seychelles is $13.2 million approx. A three-year loan was approved in June 2014 for Seychelles, a...
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Seychelles: IMF disburses $4.4m fund for Extended Facility

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​The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, recently said the Federal Government was working toward speedy completion of the Kashimbilla Multi-purpose dam in Taraba as the Federal Government would ensure timely release of funds to contractors handling the project. The minister said that the government had carried out a technical audit of the project and observed that more funds were...
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Nigeria: Minister assures speedy completion of Kashimbilla dam

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​The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the disbursement of $4.4 million for Seychelles following the completion of the fourth and fifth reviews of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement by the Executive Board, a statement from the organisation said. The total IMF disbursement to Seychelles is $13.2 million approx. A three-year loan was approved in June 2014 for Seychelles, a...
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Seychelles: IMF disburses $4.4m fund for Extended Facility

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​The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the disbursement of $4.4 million for Seychelles following the completion of the fourth and fifth reviews of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement by the Executive Board, a statement from the organisation said. The total IMF disbursement to Seychelles is $13.2 million approx. A three-year loan was approved in June 2014 for Seychelles, a...
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Seychelles: IMF disburses $4.4m fund for Extended Facility

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The New York Times places Botswana as the world’s firth most desirable place to visit in 2017. According to an article published recently titled 52 places to GO in 2017, Botswana’s Okavango Delta which is populated with lions, elephants and species unique to the only inland delta in the world resembles the red lechwe. Another international media company, CNN observes The Sanctuary Chief's Camp...
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Botswana: Tourism & Hospitality ranks top for 2017

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In 2014, Senegalese-American hip-hop star Akon started a solar power initiative called Akon Lighting Africa. It aimed to bring electricity to 600 million rural Africans. Now the star has continued …

Celebrating Akon, the Hero of Lighting Africa Up

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The traditional 'Iro and Buba' piece is a sophisticated nightmare for many Nigerian ladies. While one cannot deny the elegance of the attire, one can't overlook its tediousness also. Then Lara Ade-Afun stepped into the scene in 2015 with one ambition; to make Iro and Buba, Abayas also with contemporary western fabrics. And so Iro Lagos was born. The brand has been described as a 'sexified'...
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Creating a ‘Wicked’ brand not just about being creative – MD, Iro Lagos

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African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8 per cent compared to the previous year. According to the DISRUPT AFRICA TECH STARTUPS FUNDING REPORT released today, 146 startups from across Africa raised US$129,113,200 in funding over the course of 2016. This displays substantial growth in the number of startups...
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African tech startups raising funds up by 17% in 2016

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Chemical Engineer by profession and Motorcyclist by Passion, Ogbonnaya Kanu fondly called FD, is at the forefront of redefining motorcycling in Nigeria. He has set records in motorcycle touring, becoming the first and only Nigerian to ride to Europe and back on a motorcycle, covering a distance of over 16,000km; in 2014, he rode from South Africa to Lagos shortly after the Ebola outbreak, a...
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Meet Ogbonnaya Kanu, the first Nigerian to ride on a motorcycle to Europe and back

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​Seychelles witnessed a healthy 42% growth in tourist arrivals from India in 2016 compared to the previous year, as the island nation hosted around 11,000 travelers from Asia's third largest economy. About 8,000 Indians visited the archipelago, which is home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, in 2015, Seychelles Tourism Board said in a release. This growth has made India...
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Seychelles: Tourism grew 42% in 2016

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​U.S. President Donald Trump recently formally appointed Nigerian-born U.S.-based Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman and Managing Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners as a member of his Strategic and Policy Forum charged with advising the president on economic matters. According to Mr. Trump, his administration is going to work together with the private sector to improve the business climate and...
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Nigeria: Trump appoints Bayo Ogunlesi as Adviser

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​Britain's credit export agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), signed its first direct loan deal in Africa recently, providing $310 million to GE Oil & Gas to supply equipment for an oil and gas project in Ghana. UKEF's loan and credit facility is part of a wider $1.35 billion financing for the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project, developed by Eni, Vitol Ghana Upstream and the Ghana National...
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Ghana: $7.9 billion Oil Project gets financing from UKEF

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​Britain's credit export agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), signed its first direct loan deal in Africa recently, providing $310 million to GE Oil & Gas to supply equipment for an oil and gas project in Ghana. UKEF's loan and credit facility is part of a wider $1.35 billion financing for the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project, developed by Eni, Vitol Ghana Upstream and the Ghana National...
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Ghana: $7.9 billion Oil Project gets financing from UKEF

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