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ADETUNJI OMOTOLA TO SPEAK AT THE BUSINESS LEADERS IN AFRICA SUMMIT TOMORROW

Adetunji will be speaking more about African integration through the development of small businesses and reducing trade barriers and eliminating visa restrictions with a focus on trading in African currencies.

WARNING OF SECOND INCREASE IN VAT

Cape Town – With the new finance minister set to deliver the medium-term budget policy statement later this month, tax experts have warned of a likely increase in VAT in

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NIGERIA IS SET TO STAY THE WORLD’S POVERTY CAPITAL FOR AT LEAST A GENERATION

Nigeria is making little progress in eliminating poverty. New reports by global development institutions show that human capital spending in Nigeria—the poverty capital of the world after recently overtaking India—is

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SOUTH AFRICA WON’T CREATE JOBS UNLESS IT SETTLES ON A NEW SOCIAL COMPACT

Nearly a week has passed since South Africa’s 2018 jobs summit. The two-day gathering produced some useful agreements between the social partners: government, organised labour and business (essentially, big business).

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ACTING FINANCE MINISTER SAYS NIGERIA DOESN’T HAVE DEBT PROBLEM

The Acting Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, says Nigeria does not have debt problem because the country’s debt ratio to GDP is below the three per cent threshold set

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MTN SHARES HIT 2-WEEK LOW ON NIGERIA DISPUTE FEARS

JOHANNESBURG – Shares in South Africa’s MTN fell to two-week lows on Friday on investor fears a dispute with the Nigerian central bank over $8.1 billion in repatriated profits could

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ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS IN THE 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

6TH OCTOBER, 2018 I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Chairman and members of the Convention Committee for planning and conducting this convention. The same appreciation goes to

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA OFFICIALLY CLOSES THE TWO-DAY PRESIDENTIAL JOBS SUMMIT HELD AT THE GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTER IN MIDRAND, JOHANNESBURG

The Summit was convened under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) and brought together all constituencies under one roof to focus on collaborative and high-impact

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REASON I GO TO SLEEP A HAPPY MAN

“A Thankless Job” Barrister Austin Okeke Writes From South Africa We are standing in a shade today because somebody some time ago planted a tree. As the leader of the

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THE OONI OF IFE, ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI, LED THE ANCIENT CITY OF ILE-IFE ON SATURDAY TO CELEBRATE THE 2018 OLOJO FESTIVAL

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, led the ancient city of Ile-Ife on Saturday to celebrate the 2018 Olojo festival amidst pomp and pageantry. The festival was an opportunity to