Nigeria: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 7:15 pm
Nigeria’s tourism industry is expected to be one of the fastest-growing in the world. Growth is forecast at 13.5 percent this year, with average annual growth of 6.2 percent between 2013 and 2023.
Dana Sanchez, 9:54 pm
“Make sure you are confident when you interact with colleagues or partners in the workplace or business environment in Nigeria,” says the senior investment adviser to the Nigerian minister of Agriculture. “Particularly if you are a woman, and you are young or young looking.”
Dana Sanchez, 7:27 pm
Farmers in Nigeria were not using protective gear while applying chemicals to crops; they weren’t washing out containers, were discarding chemicals improperly and in some cases, Fulani herdsmen were bringing their cows to graze on areas where herbicides had been applied only hours earlier.
Makula Dunbar, 4:46 pm
Research that benchmarks African private equity against the global market for the first time shows the industry is far maturer than analysts had previously thought.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Dana Sanchez, 2:35 pm
Once the graduates of Digital Jobs Africa find employment, they are asked to fund another student from a deprived background. With this model, the training academy is more-than two-thirds self-funded, with plans to become completely self-funded in the future.
Makula Dunbar, 12:59 pm
The public chorus to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030 now includes U.S. President Barack Obama, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Bono. The backdrop is extremely promising since the developing world has already cut the share of people living in absolute poverty.
Dana Sanchez, 7:21 pm
The fast-growing Sub-Saharan Africa will likely receive the majority of foreign direct investment to Africa, set to rise by more than 10 percent in 2013, approaching its 2008 record high.
Dana Sanchez, 2:54 pm
SABMiller tries to buy starch from local suppliers in Africa for beer-making. This raises the potential for local consumption and builds engagement with local communities, the company says.
Dana Sanchez, 1:25 pm
Except for Libya and Somalia, gross domestic product in Africa is expected to rise 4.5 percent in 2013, up from 4.2 percent in 2012.
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