How Technology Is Improving Africa’s Financial Service Sector With Nigeria Lagging Behind

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The rapid growth of the nascent financial technology industry in Africa is a testament to the role advancing technology is playing in the evolution of financial services on the continent.…

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Is Ghana The New Garden Of Eden For African-Americans?

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We are now living in a time when Africa evokes images of vibrancy and growth instead of poverty, war and struggle. In this context, Ghana is fast becoming a mecca…

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Lagos To Produce 10,000 Barrels Per Day As It Sets To Become An Oil Producing State

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This week, Lagos officially added another element to its already glittering economic prospects when reports confirmed it is expected to join the league of oil-producing states in Nigeria. A joint…

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Nokia Presents A New-Virtual Reality Camera For Film Makers OZO

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Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia unveiled Wednesday its new virtual-reality camera for professional filmmakers and content creators. “We’re thrilled to introduce OZO to the content creation world, and to define a…

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AfDB Plans To Use Technology To Empower Women In Agriculture

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The African Development Bank has held a high-level consultation with the Dutch government about developing a platform for providing women with market information to enhance their participation in agricultural trade. The…

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3 Steps To Increasing Customer Loyalty Via Twitter

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N.Y.-based social marketing strategist Ted Rubin says companies should use Twitter to engage, respond and add value to their customers. “Twitter is so great,” he says, “because you can put out…

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Habits That Creates Hatred In An Office Enviroment

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Everyone’s office has that one person who just doesn’t seem to play nicely with others. Unless you happen to work on a ship, your colleagues are going to mind if…

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Don’t Want To Be Late For Business? Google Can Now Tell You When A Restaurant Is Too Busy

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A new feature in Google will show users when local restaurants are booked up and stores have the most foot traffic. The Google Search tweak is rolling out today on…

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Who Knew You Could Make So Much From Potato Production?

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The world is divided into two blocs – the developed and underdeveloped nations. The developed nations, because they are self-reliant. The underdeveloped nations, because they are not self-reliant. You have…

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How Marrying The Right Person Can Improve Your Finances

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Lots of things matter where your job satisfaction, earning power, and the success of your career are concerned. Your boss matters. So does your education, the industry you’ve chosen, and…

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Application For Africa Start Up Awards Extended

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The New York Institute has extended the deadline for applications for the African Start-Up Awards to July 31. This announcement was made by the institute in order to create more…

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The Monsters Behind Entrepreneurial Underdevelopment In Africa

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation says finance, infrastructure and inadequate resource centres are the major impediments affecting entrepreneurial development in Africa. The Africapitalism Institute of the foundation in a report of its…

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Reports Show That Nigerian Banks Increase Their Provision For Bad Loans

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Banks have increased their provisioning for bad loans for the first half (H1) ended June 30, 2015 as a proactive measure given the headwinds in the banking sector and economy…

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Why Smart People May Be Bad For Management

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When hiring, promoting, even just putting together your team, you should look for the smartest people in the room, right? Not so fast. Intelligence is one of those characteristics where…

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How The Rich Stay Rich

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When many of us have a little cash to invest, we might buy a mutual fund or a stock — if we don’t blow it on the latest tech gadget.…

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