Thursday, January 18, 2018

Nigeria: Firm launches platform for graduates’ skills devt

A Nigerian start-up, The Perfect PA, has launched a platform to recruit and train a pool of graduates on employability skills and link them...

Kenya Holds Talks with South Africa To Boost Trade, Security And...

Kenya is looking to deepen its bilateral ties with South Africa. The East African country’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta is on a three-day visit that...

2017 was pivotal to Rwanda’s push for cashless economy

By Peterson Tumwebaze - Rwanda’s Vision 2020 seeks to transform the economy from a cash-based economy to a digital-driven economy, among other targets. To achieve...

Uganda, Tanzania set to complete world’s longest heated Crude Oil Pipeline

The East African Crude Oil Pipeline has already been completed and it holds great opportunities businesses can benefit from. Among the partners that played a...

World Bank Predicts a 2.5% Growth for Nigeria in 2018

The World Bank has forecast that economic growth in Nigeria would edge up to at least 2.5 percent in 2018, as the country benefits...

Global Economic Prospects: Sub-Saharan Africa

Recent developments Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have rebounded to 2.4 percent in 2017, after slowing sharply to 1.3 percent in 2016. The rise reflects...

From mowing lawns to owning multi-million landscape business, meet Chrissy Ethel...

Chrissy Ethel Namono started business by moving from house to house, inquiring whether anyone needed work on their compounds. She tells David S. Mukooza how she...

Ghana: Stock Market Records 50% Growth in 2017, More Expected this...

Ghana’s stock exchange saw an over 50 percent growth in 2017, with 19 out of the 38 listed companies recording gains. Some 10 other companies...