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Buhari administration takes private enterprise seriously, says VP Osinbajo
Remarks by His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN at the...
Nigerian Billionaire Tony Elumelu donates 500,000 dollars in emergency aid to Sierra Leone Mudslide victims
Known for promoting youth Entrepreneurship, UBA Bank chairman, and founder Tony Elumelu has stepped up and delivered emergency aid...
Uber’s Uganda operation facing a driver revolt over low fees
On the 5th of July, Oxfam Executive Director Winnie Byanyima Opened Pandora’s’ Box on the reality of Uber In...
Professor Balunywa’s Overview of the Report on the Economic performance and Outlook of Sub-Saharan African with particular emphasis on Uganda Last week, the IMF team presented a report on the performance and outlook of Sub Saharan Africa with more emphasis on Uganda. At this time of the year, with... Read more

Yale Honours Okonjo-Iweala with an Honorary Doctorate Degree Yale had in the past honored a handful of other Africans such as Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Archbishop Desmond Tutu 

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“There is a need to fast-track the development of skills and expertise and ensure national participation in the sector for which the National Content Policy provides the key framework,”

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CASABLANCA, Morocco:  OCP Group’s third International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry (Symphos)is on in Marrakesh, under the theme “Innovation to serve sustainable agriculture”. This year’s event will bring together over 1200 participants from the phosphate industry from all corners of the world, representing over 45 countries. Symphos 2015,... Read more
Apple has acquired Nigerian born Businessman Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com, The Wall Street Journal’s publication, AllThingsDigital reports. Founded in 2005, HopStop.com makes mobile applications for both iOS and Android that covers over 300 cities and that helps people get directions or find nearby subway stations and bus stops. Terms of... Read more
Oil exploration typically has profound social, cultural and political impacts –negative and positive, in the country as whole and the region  of operation. Oil exploration can have a positive effect on development by creating jobs, catalyzing business and providing vital infrastructure such as roads, electricity, building schools and even better health... Read more
The regional summit will feature industry stakeholders from over 30 countries, including Congo, Senegal, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, South Africa, Namibia and Cameroon   ACCRA, Ghana, May 13, 2015/ — The largest mining event in the region, the 7th West & Central Africa (WaCA) Mining Summit & Expo returns... Read more
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has expressed appreciation at the way Facebook has revolutionised social media communication in Uganda and elsewhere in the world.   UCC Executive Director Mr Godfrey Mutabazi made the observation while meeting two senior Facebook officials who had made a courtesy call at his office... Read more
When Uganda passed the Condominium Property Act 2001, it was touted as the answer to the country’s deficit, the law laid out plans for the development of estates along Bugolobi, Buganda Road and Bukoto, the difference being that instead of renting, people would be able to buy the apartments... Read more
 Dr Hamdi Chaouk, managing partner, Aviation Minds, Lebanon “Open Skies and the challenges facing regulators from protectionist opposition”. Dr Chaouk recently stepped down for the second time as director general, civil aviation, in Lebanon. He said: “How can we move forward with liberalisation? Knowing yourself first is a must... Read more