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  • Federal Government Proposes A New Tax Relief Plan

    Federal Government Proposes A New Tax Relief Plan The Federal government has announced plans to offer tax relief to companies that donated to the COVID-19 relief fund under the private sector coalition, CACOVID in the forthcoming 2020 Finance Bill.  The Minister of Finance, Budget and National…

  • EABL In Drive For More ‘Progressive’ Gender Depiction In Advertising

    EABL In Drive For More ‘Progressive’ Gender Depiction In Advertising Corporate organisations need to be deliberate about driving gender diversity in the workplace to nurture more progressive roles for women, an agenda for many companies and brands across Africa, one of the leading industry captains has said. Kenya Breweries…

  • A balanced approach to ocean and inland aquaculture will nourish the world

    A balanced approach to ocean and inland aquaculture will nourish the world New research published in Nature Communications questions scientific and policy narratives around the potential of ocean aquaculture to solely contribute to food and nutrition security and environmental sustainability. It recommends a balanced approach that includes investing in…

  • IFC, Agricultural Bank of Egypt partner to promote farmers’ switch to solar irrigation systems

    IFC, Agricultural Bank of Egypt partner to promote farmers’ switch to solar irrigation systems International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Agricultural Bank of Egypt (ABE) announced Thursday a partnership to help of Egyptian farmers access financing to purchase solar irrigation systems, reducing their reliance on diesel-powered generators and boosting…

  • CemAir goes mainstream, grows operations by 50%

    CemAir goes mainstream, grows operations by 50% While airlines worldwide fight for their survival in the wake of Covid-19, regional airline CemAir is increasing operations by 50%. It was the first local airline to take to the skies after the hard lockdown ended, entering the mainstream domestic market with…

  • Google will stop unlimited free storage on the 1st of June 2021

    Google will stop unlimited free storage on the 1st of June 2021 Google announced on the 11th of November that it will no longer offer unlimited storage for high-quality photos on 1st of June 2021. Before June 1st 2021 any new photos and videos uploaded will be counted toward…

  • Credit Bank And Visa Partner To Launch Multi-Currency Prepaid Card

    Credit Bank And Visa Partner To Launch Multi-Currency Prepaid Card Credit Bank Plc in partnership with Visa today announced the launch of a Multi-Currency Prepaid Card, aimed at providing consumers with an excellent alternative banking card that allows safe and secure seamless electronic transactions. Credit Bank’s Konnect Prepaid Card…

  • Naspers invests R45 million in The Student Hub

    Naspers invests R45 million in The Student Hub Naspers has agreed to invest R45-million for a stake in online learning platform The Student Hub, which helps TVET (technical and vocational education and training) colleges overcome physical infrastructure constraints. The investment is being made through Naspers Foundry, the company’s R1.4-billion…

  • Paxful is using cryptocurrencies to slash the cost of money transfers

    Paxful is using cryptocurrencies to slash the cost of money transfers And it’s about time – traditional transfer costs via banks can swallow more than 20% for small amounts. The World Bank runs a useful web page showing the cost of money transfers between African countries. Sending R1 370…

  • The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed reacts to CNN Reports

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed reacts to CNN Reports The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has reacted to the investigative reports conducted by American television, CNN, concerning the October 20 Lekki shootings as superficial. The Minister stated that CNN should be…