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SOUTH AFRICANS NOW SPEND MORE ON FUEL THAN ON NEW CARS – FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2014

South Africans are spending more on fuel than on cars, new sale statistics show. For 2018 so far, South Africans spend on average R14.76 billion monthly on fuel, and just

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SO MUCH HOT AIR ABOUT NIGERIA AIR

I was rather intrigued to learn of the launching of Nigeria Air, our new national carrier, which is scheduled to take-off in December. Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika announced that the

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WILL NIGERIA AIR SUCCEED WHERE OTHERS HAVE FAILED?

The Nigerian government is making its third attempt at a national carrier with operations expected to launch in December 2018. Officially named Nigeria Air, the airline’s logo and livery were

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA IS SOUTH AFRICA’S BEST BRAND EVER IN NIGERIA

South Africans and their government are smart. They have a product that sells well and they pointedly market it for the visibility across nations. Nelson Mandela. His people have his

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NIGERIA TO NEED UP TO $300 MLN FOR NEW NATIONAL CARRIER-DOCUMENT

Nigeria’s new national airline will require initial capital of between $150 million and $300 million, and the government is seeking a strategic partner to operate the carrier, the government stated

NIGERIA SEES DECLINE IN BANKED ADULTS THANKS TO MOBILE MONEY ROADBLOCKS

Despite being home to Africa’s biggest mobile phone market, Nigeria is seeing a decline in banked adults in the country. According to a report in Bloomberg, financial inclusion in the

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LET THEM NOT MAKE IT A GOVT AIRLINE, NIGERIANS REACT ABOUT NIGERIA AIR

Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika. The News

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THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW NATIONAL AIRLINE NIGERIA AIR

The Nigerian government launched plans on Wednesday to create new flag carrier airline Nigeria Air by the end of this year. Aviation minister Hadi Sirika revealed the news in a

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP TO OPEN NIGERIA DIVISION

Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) will launch a new division in Nigeria as part of efforts by the world’s largest music label to expand into Africa’s most populous nation and

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FOREIGN SHOPS UNDER THREAT IN DURBAN

BUSINESS owners in kasis north of Durban insist they don’t want shops owned by foreigners in their kasis. On Monday evening, they had a closed meeting with KZN Premier Willies