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Everything you should know about Cadbury’s Managing Director; Ms Oyeyimika Adeboye

You would be pardoned if you don’t know that Adeboye was nee Odutola — and you would be further forgiven if you do not know that the Odutola’s were pacesetters for indigenous manufacturing in Nigeria. Ms Oyeyimika Adeboye was recently appointed the Managing Director of Cadbury Nigeria. With this appointment, she becomes the first female[…]

Ways Internet Can Help The Economy

At a time of slowed growth and continued volatility, many countries are looking for policies that will stimulate growth and create new jobs. Information communications technology (ICT) is not only one of the fastest growing industries – directly creating millions of jobs – but it is also an important enabler of innovation and development. The[…]

African countries with the fastest mobile internet speed

Much of 2018’s growth in internet users in Africa has been driven by more affordable smartphones and mobile data plans. Mobile phone users in Africa are up by more than 20 percent, with the reported number of internet users in Mali increasing by almost 6 times since January 2017. The number of internet users in[…]

How the Internet is Driving Growth in African Businesses

Opening up a news app or viewing mainstream media, one could almost be forgiven for thinking that the Internet is still a dream for most African countries. In reality, the Internet is having a huge impact in Africa, and while the penetration is not the same as in developed countries, the mobile and data connectivity[…]

Positive Impact of Internet Connectivity On Lives In Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced dramatic gains in internet use in recent years. With this rapid growth in connectivity have come a host of potential problems, including fake news, political targeting and manipulation and financial scams, among others. Yet according to a new Pew Research Center analysis, most sub-Saharan Africans feel positively about the role the internet plays in their[…]

5 ways the Internet can make global e-commerce easier for everyone

The internet makes buyers and sellers more visible and accessible to each other locally and globally. The international bit is really interesting. The opportunity to connect quickly and efficiently to multiple markets can be a boon for smaller businesses and a great attraction for consumers. Without e-commerce, establishing a physical presence in multiple markets can[…]

KENYAN INNOVATORS SEEK TO PRODUCE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS FROM COCONUT WASTE

An innovative startup (HOCO) which seeks to produce sustainable construction materials made from coconut waste, has emerged winner of the Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) in Bilbao, Basque County, Spain. The Basque-African challenge is aimed towards finding and developing socio-business initiatives that promote the development of rural communities and contribute to reducing inequalities in Kenya and[…]

Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli – Our Woman Crush This Wednesday 1303

Woman Crush Wednesday Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli, MFR is a Co-Founder of Sahel Consulting and serves as its managing partner. She has 23 years of experience in international development, and through her work with Sahel has shaped agriculture strategy and policy in West Africa for a range of clients in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.[…]

DANGOTE REOPENS TOMATO PROCESSING PLANT IN NIGERIA

Almost two years after the largest tomato plant ran aground on supply shortages, the Dangote Tomato Processing Factory has returned to operations with fresh strategies to shrug off challenges it previously underestimated. The plant, located at the Kadawa local government area of Kano state, has the capacity to produce 1,200 tonnes of processed tomatoes. Managing[…]

Unlocking Agricultural Opportunities By Ndidi Nwuneli

Ndidi Nwuneli, founder of Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa, has advised Nigerians to key into the vast opportunities that abound in agriculture during the event of a small and medium enterprise (SME) focused empowerment programme organised by Salem International Christian Center (SICC) in Lagos. According to her, Nigerians tend to “box themselves in[…]