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Sun International joins South African exodus from Nigeria

00JOHANNESBURG Hotel and gaming group Sun International has become the latest South African business to pull out of Nigeria because of weak economic growth and clashes with regulators and shareholders in the west African country. In January, Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) launched a probe into Sun International’s initial investment in the Tourist…

Nigeria’s Buhari to ask for emergency powers to revive economy

00ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will ask parliament for extra powers for one year allowing him to take “emergency” decisions to revive the flagging economy, a government source said on Monday. Africa’s biggest economy contradicted in the first quarter and government officials have said recession is likely as vital oil revenues have crashed due to…

Nigerian Govt. unveils smartphone App for flood prediction

00ABUJA – The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria has launched a smartphone application, which has been dubbed “Wetin App” for flood forecasting especially along the Niger and Benue rivers, this is according to a report via agricnation.com. The application will be available on the Google App Store, and is a collaborative…

Building a digital culture to differentiate your organisation

00AFRICA Organisations are today routinely investing in digital to enhance the customer experience. However, to be truly digital on the outside, organisations need to first be digital on the inside. Maintaining innovation and differentiation in an increasingly hyper-connected world will require a strong digital culture. Organisations, too, will need a digital culture to attract and…

Etisalat and YuuZoo launch SME e-commerce portal

00Nigeria Etisalat Nigeria and YuuZoo Singapore have launched an e-commerce platform, SME Arena, to facilitate the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. It allows SMEs to converge, network, collaborate, showcase their products and interact with customers and business partners in the digital segment, thereby enhancing efficiency, productivity and profit optimisation.   The partnership gives YuuZoo prime…

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