Nigeria: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 2:11 pm
The online market in Nigeria is beginning to show tremendous growth as more consumers start using the internet to shop, says South African venture capitalist Manuel Koser.
Makula Dunbar, 8:53 am
Nigeria has become the seventh member of the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.
The country, therefore, joins six fellow African countries Ghana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Dana Sanchez, 1:39 pm
The Mauritian economic performance in the past few years, the country’s role in attracting investment to Africa and its strong reformist agenda all contributed to the decision to open a business news bureau there.
Dana Sanchez, 3:25 pm
“Ethical food labeling is very new in South Africa as I believe it is in the other emerging markets. So (the Fairtrade label) really creates a novelty for consumers that want to buy something different,” says Arianna Baldo with Fairtrade South Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 2:30 pm
“We invest in helping get the primary healthcare system fixed so that the kids in Nigeria get their routine immunization,” Bill Gates said in a recent interview. “We invest in the polio campaign because we are very close to eradication and Nigeria is one of the three last (remaining countries in the world with endemic polio transmission.)”
Dana Sanchez, 11:03 am
Fastjet says it hopes to offer flights booked early for about $100 each way between Johannesburg and Dar es Salaam. Launch dates have not yet been announced.
Makula Dunbar, 11:07 am
Nigeria’s revised GDP data likely to show that Africa’s most populous nation and largest oil producer has already claimed South Africa’s crown as the continent’s largest economy.
Dana Sanchez, 4:49 pm
Africa’s largest asset manager, PIC will consider investing in more companies linked to Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man and one of the Forbes list’s 25 richest in the world, as it seeks to tap industries benefiting from economic growth.
Makula Dunbar, 9:57 am
Chevron Corp. said Tuesday it wants to auction off the rights it has to two offshore oil fields near Nigeria’s coast
Dana Sanchez, 3:56 pm
iROKO Partners is launching 10,000 new Nigerian movie DVDs, which will be for sale in Johannesburg shops. Historically, the company’s content has only been available online.
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