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Nigeria and South Africa emerge from recession

(CKieron Monks, CNN)Two of the largest economies in Africa are growing again after recessions. Nigeria’s GDP expanded by 0.55% in the second quarter of 2017 year-on-year, according to the National

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NIGERIA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Nigeria is open for business said the minister for Niger Delta at Infrastructure Africa summit in Sandton conversation centre on 21 22 August the minster and princes Gloria Akobundo NEPAD

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Can Techonolgy Fix Nigeria problem?

Technology is meant to make things easier, quicker, cheaper. Smart innovation is often seen as a panacea for Nigeria, Africa and the world’s ills. But technology is not just used

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The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa

The latest South African jobs statistics continue to reflect a shockingly high unemployment rate which will take some doing to reverse. Concerns about the high levels of youth unemployment and

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Why US investment in Nigeria is restricted – US Senator

THE head of a United States of America’s congressional delegation on a visit to Nigeria, Senator Chris Coons, has said that American investors have held back their investment in Nigeria

Big tomato factory stands idle in Nigeria

At a state-of-the-art plant in northern Nigeria, shiny machines stand next to a conveyor belt ready to crush tomatoes to satisfy the country’s insatiable demand for tomato paste. But a

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Two miners trapped at South Africa’s Harmony Gold mine die, three missing

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Two miners at a South African gold mine owned by Harmony Gold have died after they were trapped underground following an earth tremor, the company said on

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Why Nigerian Airlines Hire Expatriate Pilots

One of the major challenges in manpower development in aviation is industry is the cost of training. Many young people dream of becoming pilots in the future but when the

South African police accessed call records from at least 71,000 phones

South African law enforcement accessed call records from over 71,000 phones, according to a report by privacy advocacy group Right2Know Campaign (R2K). Four major operators—MTN, Cell C, Vodacom and Telkom—are

Korea pledges support for Nigeria’s economic recovery plan

The Republic of Korea on Thursday reiterated its commitment to assist Nigeria accelerate implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and to significantly grow the economy. Ambassador of