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EY, University of Edinburgh engage Stakeholders on SDGS data analytics

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EY Nigeria and the University of Edinburgh last week engaged stakeholders on the Sustainable Development Goals data analytics, with participants drawn from the public and private sectors as well as developmental institutions, civil societies and NGOS. The three-day workshop with the theme ‘SDGS Data Management for enhanced Corporate Sustainability Performance’, had a specific objective to […] Read Full Story

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Elumelu advocates strategic long-term investment to tackle poverty in Africa

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Disturbed by the increasing rate of poverty in Africa, Tony Elumelu, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has called for a framework that will widen the circle of prosperity in the continent rather than littering it with lone star billionaires. Elumelu said Africa needs massive investments in infrastructure, electricity, digital technology and healthcare delivery […] Read Full Story

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Rack Centre adds ISO 9001:2015 to its list of data centre security, quality certifications

Rack Centre

Rack Centre, West Africa’s leading Tier III constructed facility certified carrier neutral data centre, has achieved the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, QMS certification ensuring its commitment to the highest levels of governance and quality management in its delivery of quality data centre colocation services. Following an extensive internal and external audit of its systems […] Read Full Story

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Asharami Synergy pledges support for downstream sector transformation in Kenya

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Asharami Synergy Kenya, a Sahara Group Oil marketing company, has reiterated its commitment to working with all stakeholders to transform Kenya’s downstream sector for sustainable growth and regional competitiveness. Debola Adesanya, country manager, Asharami Synergy, said the company would leverage its affiliation with its parent company, Sahara Group to join forces with relevant stakeholders in […] Read Full Story

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Transcorp Hotels Launches Aura, an online Marketplace for accommodation and experiences

Nigeria’s largest hospitality brand launches a new platform for booking vacation homes, holiday lets, and experiences. Aura is a new platform that connects people to great accommodation, great food, and memorable experiences in different cities across Africa. Aura to partner with homeowners, hoteliers, restaurateurs, tour operators, and locals to redefine travel and tourism Abuja – […] Read Full Story

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Health

Tremendoc drives adoption of telemedicine with exciting new features to its app

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Nigeria’s leading telemedicine provider, Tremendoc has announced the addition of exciting new features to its mobile application for its subscribers. The Company was incorporated in 2017 as a technology services firm whose pilot solution is a doctor-on-demand application for connecting patients in real-time to competent doctors who can consult, recommend, test and diagnose a wide […] Read Full Story

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Business

PMI shows continued improvement of business conditions amid stronger client demand

Operating companies in Nigeria are seeing some uptick in business activities, helped by increased demand for their products and a boost in output, both of which were badly affected by the COVID-19 induced lockdown last year. Purchasing Managers’ Index, a gauge for manufacturing and non-manufacturing sentiments, tracked by Stanbic IBTC, signalled another modest expansion in […] Read Full Story

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Covid-19 headwinds heighten integrity challenges for emerging markets- EY

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As organisations transition from managing the COVID- 19 crisis toward building economic resilience, many are struggling to maintain integrity standards, according to the latest Ernst & Young Global Integrity Report which surveyed more than 1,700 respondents from 21 emerging markets including Nigeria. Excerpts from the report reveal that 63 percent of respondents believe businesses operating […] Read Full Story

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African Alliance partners Tshikululu to launch impact investment offering for Africa

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African Alliance Asset Management, has joined forces with Tshikululu Social Investments, a social investment manager and advisor, to offer global investors Thrive Africa, a unique Impact Investment offering for Africa. The partnership which aims to make its first investments in the coming months, targets initial seed capital of $25m, to be increased to $50m by […] Read Full Story