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#Event: 4th CSR And Sustainability Conference Slated for June 2017

The Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), West Africa, one of the subregion’s leading sustainability and corporate social responsibility advocacy organisations has announced the...

Nigerian Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The...

Nigeria to Present SDG Progress Report to UN

The Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire will in July present to the United Nations the...

Johwor Ile Becomes First Nigerian To Win £15,000 Etisalat Prize for...

The Etisalat Prize for Literature has grown to be one of the major prizes on the continent within just four years of its existence....

9 Questions: Health Care in Africa

#9Questions with Dr. Zipporah Kpamor, Country Representative – Nigeria, Management Sciences for Health Zipporah Kpamor is the country representative for Nigeria. She is currently the...

Innovation to Revolutionise Africa’s Healthcare Services

African hospitals are perfectly poised to leapfrog some of the problems experienced by their peers in more developed countries, technology experts said. Charmaine Odendaal,...

Zimbabwe Set to Host its First CSR Conference

Within the last few years, Corporate Social Responsibility has gained more acceptance globally and in Africa, more businesses are beginning to embrace the concept....

Nigeria Faces Prospects of Fragile Economic Recovery in 2017 

Nigeria can build on the oil-driven economic recovery anticipated for it in 2017 by strengthening its macroeconomic policy framework and implementing the structural reforms...

Denmark to Invest Sh15bn in SDG-Focused Projects in Kenya

Denmark has signified interest in investing Sh15bn in local projects in Kenya, in order to support the country in achieving the United Nations Sustainable...

Africa Begins Sustainable Development Forum in Ethiopia

The African forum on sustainable development began on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The forum precedes the UN's High-Level Political Forum...

African Experts Discuss Sustainable Human Development in Morocco

Over 500 African experts and officials have gathered in the city of Fez, Morocco to discuss the issue of sustainable human development in Africa. Under...

ABB Inaugurates Traction Transformer Plant in South Africa

A new traction transformer production facility has been inaugurated by ABB Group, a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation, in South Africa. Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO of ABB,...

Nigeria, Four other Countries to Launch First Africa’s Nanosatellite

The Nigerian Director-General of National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Prof Seidu Mohammed, has said that Nigeria is launching a Nanosatellite together with...

Oxfam Releases Report on Bridging the Inequality Gap in Nigeria

Oxfam International has just released a new inequality report. Titled “Inequality in Nigeria, Exploring the Drivers”, the report exhaustively analysis the extent of inequality...

InPrint: The Living Wage: A Global Overview of Initiatives and Regulations

In Print: The Living Wage: A Global Overview of Initiatives and Regulations Publisher: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Date of Publication: 2017 The global body for...

#Opportunity: Stanford MBA Fellowship Program for Africans to Study at Stanford...

Africa is projected to be the world’s second-fastest growing economy by 2020. With growth comes a need for leaders who can address and navigate...

#Opportunity: Sustainability Assistant Manager in Tanzania

  Job Title: Sustainability Assistant Manager, Tanzania Product: All products Functional Area: Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Reporting Structure: East Africa Sustainability Manager The Organisation At Olam, despite a tremendously aggressive...

#9Questions: Renewable Energy

#9Questions with Ify Malo, Campaign Manager, Power For All Nigeria More than 1.3 billion people lack access to modern electricity services. 2.8 million people spend...

Nigeria Parliament Approves 21% Budget Hike to Boost Economy

Nigeria’s lawmakers approved to boost spending by 21 percent this year to help the West African economy recover from its worst slump in 25...

NNPC, Partners to Boost Domestic Gas Supply by 285%

In a bid to realise the Federal Government’s mandate to deploy the nation’s gas resources to stimulate economic growth, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...
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