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Upfield joins Global Shea Alliance, commits to sustainable production

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Upfield, a global player in plant-based nutrition and producer of plant-based margarines, spreads and cheeses has joined the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), registering as a sustainability partner to promote the sustainable development of the Shea sector. A statement by the company noted joining the Global Shea Alliance is an important component of Upfield’s sustainability strategy. […] Read Full Story

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PaywithSpecta is boosting consumer spend, fueling economic growth – Atilola

In this interview, Shina Atilola, divisional head, Retail and Consumer Banking at Sterling Bank Plc, shares the bank’s inspiration for launching PaywithSpecta, an online digital credit solution. He revealed how the solution empowers consumers to make essential purchases and pay in instalments, creating sufficient demand and stimulating the economy. Sterling Bank recently launched PayWithSpecta, a […] Read Full Story

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New COVID-19 tracking platform captures real-time spread, future outbreaks

Google and a consortium of COVID-19 researchers are launching Global.health, an open-access epidemiological data platform that enables experts to track disease spread in real-time and to forecast future outbreaks. This platform is expected to inform effective government and public response to the pandemic. With the support of Google.org, researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, Northeastern University […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria’s prominent thought leaders headline Lagos Summit as Ehingbeti begins

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the new director-general of the World Trade Organisation, will join other thought leaders and leading global figures as Ehingbeti, the Lagos State Economic Summit, starts Tuesday. Ehingbeti, reputed as Nigeria’s first institutionalised state-level economic forum, seeks to set an implementable agenda for Lagos State towards the next decade. Goodwill messages are to be […] Read Full Story