The president stated this at a Presidential Conference with the Participants of Senior Executive Course 42 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies at the State House, Abuja, recently. He noted that the focal point of the group's research for the year, "Population Growth and Human Capital Development: Challenges and Opportunities," was most appropriate in timing, and the...
In the fight against COVID-19, China has pledged to supply free vaccine against Coronavirus to Africa first, once a vaccine is developed. This was affirmed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping while speaking to an online coronavirus forum with the leaders of several African nations. In a speech aired on state media, President XI said: “We gathered here with our new...
A new study by Google and International Finance Corporation has revealed that the Internet economy and business has the outstanding potential of contributing $180bn to the economy of Nigeria and other African countries by 2025. The findings of the study which was made public on Wednesday, November 13 2020, featured within its pages the numerous growth opportunities within the African...
Paxful is shining the spotlight on the opportunities the fast-growing bitcoin economy has to offer the youth In a recent report titled, Workforce of the future 2030, PWC contends that by 2030: "Africa will be home to more than a quarter of the world's population of under 25's. Under 25's in total will make up 60% of the continent's total population....
Over five thousand families have benefitted from the food support programme organised by the USAID funded Urban Assistance Scheme, which was launched by the World Food Programme (WFP). The programme is being spearheaded by Lead, who is in partnership with the WFP in reaching out to the beneficiaries. The scheme is meant to benefit vulnerable families who have been drawn...
Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM), one of the leading banks in Mauritania, launched a state-of-the-art mobile banking service - Bankily, which has received a positive response from consumers. With banking penetration around 30%, Bankily is helping to modernize banking and payments in Mauritania and encouraging financial inclusion in the country. Bankily is powered by Comviva's mobiquity® Banking Suite. Bankily brings a digital revolution in the...
A group of Kenyan students has qualified for the Huawei ICT global competition finals, which will hold in November 2020. The students are from Laikipia University, JKUAT, Multimedia University, and the University of Nairobi are in the competition representing Kenya in the competition. They made the top eight out of over 40 contesting teams in Africa. This year’s Huawei ICT competition...
Telecom giant Huawei Technologies, together with the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy alongside Advocacy for Human Value Foundation, announced their donations of various ICT equipment to Al-Walidyn Charitable School in the Pantami community of Gombe State – Nigeria. The group also disclosed that they also wholly renovated a building at the same school. The news was made public during...
Africa No Filter, a donor collaborative working to shift stereotypical and harmful narratives within and about Africa, has announced that the British Council and UK-based organisations that support arts, culture, and education initiatives globally, has come on board to fund its work to shift harmful and stereotypical narratives about Africa. The British Council will join seven other organisations – Ford...
The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has given the first tranche of the N1 billion to the LivingTrust Mortgage Bank to disburse to Micro Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMEs). This was disclosed by the mortgage bank in a statement it issued on 12th March 2021. According to the statement, the first tranche of N1 billion from the Development Bank of...

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