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Tedros elected first African WHO DG: Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom was elected Tuesday as the new head of the World Health Organization. Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/05/tedros-elected-first-african-dg/

 

Ambode cancels N844b Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has terminated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a consortium of firms to build the 4th Mainland Bridge at the cost of N844 billion. Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/05/ambode-cancels-n844b-lagos-4th-mainland-bridge/

 

‘Establishing National Toilet College will address environmental hazards’: An international environmental service provider, ANDELSTA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, has stated the need to establish a National Toilet College (NTC), saying it will address environmental hazards caused by poor sanitation. Read more at: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/environment/-establishing-national-toilet-college-will-address-environmental-hazards/198995.html

 

Emerging Consumer Themes Force African Retailers to Re-Invent and Re-Invest: For too long Africa has been viewed as a new market for only a narrow range of globally produced and marketed consumer products. Today, however, the full range of global consumer themes – health and wellness, convenience, indulgence, low/no calories and food protection – are major consumer and retail themes in Africa, according to Standard Bank’s Executive of Consumer Client Coverage, Brendan Grundlingh. Read more: https://economist.com.na/24974/retail/emerging-consumer-themes-force-african-retailers-to-re-invent-and-re-invest/

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