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Tesco dumps ‘best before’ tags on fruits and veggies.

  British multinational groceries and merchandise retailer, Tesco has announced their plans to remove the “best before” dates on 116 fresh fruits and vegetables in...

Uber announced plans to invest $10 million in sustainable mobility.

Uber announced plans to invest $10 million in sustainable mobility. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has announced plans to invest $10 million in sustainable mobility for...

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Heineken Surpasses 2020 CO2 Reduction Targets: Drinks company Heineken has announced that it has already surpassed its 2020 target for CO2 emissions in production,...

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First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea: The 23rd Winter Olympic games open this weekend in what it is hoped will be...

Nigeria and South Africa Might be Out of Recession

Nigeria and South Africa have both benefited from a recovery in commodity prices since early 2016, though not as much as their main trading...

Nigeria Seeks ICT Growth

India has facilitated an investment worth about $10 billion to the African Continent through the Indo-Africa trade arrangement in the last few years. According...

IMF Says Euro Area Strengthening, Warns About High-Debt Nations

The International Monetary Fund said the euro area’s economic recovery “has gained momentum” while it warned that some of the region’s high-debt countries may face difficulties...

Turkey Promises Economic and Political Partnership with Africa

The Turkish Government has re-affirmed its commitment to partner Africa in a mutual economic and political cooperation. In a statement by the country’s minister...

#Africa: Education and Training Needed in Agri-Sector 

There is a lack of training in the agricultural sector, which is necessary for small farms to grow into commercial farms, says an expert. Gary...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Nigeria to Grow at 1.9% in 2018

It is no longer news that the Nigerian economy slipped into recession in 2016 and since then, it has struggled with balancing the economy...

#SustyLearn: Five Business Sustainability Trends for 2017

2017 is five months gone! Just as the fifth month marks the onset of appearances (baby bump) in a pregnant woman, signs of sustainability should...

EU to partner Africa in Stemming Illicit Financial Flows

At the on-going debate - the fourth session of the Pan African Parliament, in Midrand, Johannesburg, the European Union has committed to collaborating with...

#Opinion: Investment in Renewable Energy would Strengthen Africa’s Economic Advancement

A new UN Atlas has revealed that investing in renewable energy would strengthen economic advancement in Africa countries. Released by UNEP and the African Development...

#Nigeria: FG inaugurates a 23-member FRC Board

The Federal Government of Nigeria on May 6, 2017 inaugurated a 23-member Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) Board. Speaking at the inauguration, the...

NEPAD to Improve Inter-African Trade via Transit Cross-Border Road Networks

Inter-African trade relations is undoubtedly the lowest globally. To change this unfavourable economic condition, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has committed more...
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