Renaissance Capital appoints Elena Kolchina

Renaissance Capital appoints Elena Kolchina

Renaissance Capital, a leading emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Elena Kolchina as Director, Fixed Income Desk Strategist and Credit Analyst. Based in London, Elena will cover Russia and the More »

Heads of state to promote Africa as an investment destination at global investment summit

Heads of state to promote Africa as an investment destination at global investment summit

Five heads of state have already confirmed their participation in the 2015 Global African Investment Summit. The presidents of Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda and several dignitaries of other African countries More »

APPLY: Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme

APPLY: Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme

Young Entrepreneurs in Nigeria now have an opportunity to get up to 1 Million Naira grants to start or grow their business through the maiden edition of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme 2015. More »

CFA debuts TechOnWheels on Love FM

CFA debuts TechOnWheels on Love FM

Tech on Wheels with CFA will hit the airwaves from the first of July, 2015 on the Family Love FM radio network which has the potential of reaching millions of Nigerians weekly More »

FREE INTERNET: Naij.com, Opera, MTN Partner for Nigerian Mobile Users

FREE INTERNET: Naij.com, Opera, MTN Partner for Nigerian Mobile Users

Leading news, jobs and entertainment portal in Nigeria Naij.com, is helping to bring free mobile internet to Nigerians via the MTN network. This has been made possible through Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass, More »

 

Compliance: West African Treasurers’ Burden

Robert Van Der Zee, Treasurer & Deputy Director of Finance, World Food Programme, Italy, Ishmael Nwokocha, General Manager, Corporate Treasury, MTN Communications Limited, Nigeria and Peter Green, Senior Euro Finance Tutor & Director,  Transaction Banking.com, UK, during the Euro Finance’s 5th Conference on Treasury, Risk & Cash Management in West Africa, Tuesday, July 23, 2015.

92% of treasurers in West Africa say they will spend more time on compliance this year. Regulatory and compliance issues are increasingly taking up the time of senior treasury and finance professionals in West Africa. This was the key finding

How NYSC Lady, 23, Transformed Community

Cynthia2

Builds facilities for 2000 students in Rivers State Since its creation in 1991, Community Secondary School (CSS) in Abuloma community of Port Harcourt, Rivers State did not have a single toilet facility. Also, there was no good source of drinking

Mamalette: Startup for Mothers Relaunches

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Mamalette provides tools and resources that help Nigerian mothers and mothers-to-be connect with others going through similar experiences. Launched in late 2013, Mamalette is the #1 community for Nigerian mothers and the premier strategic marketing partner to brands that want

Renaissance Capital appoints Elena Kolchina

Elena Kolchina

Renaissance Capital, a leading emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Elena Kolchina as Director, Fixed Income Desk Strategist and Credit Analyst. Based in London, Elena will cover Russia and the CIS, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Her

How to Make Your Company Attractive to Buyers

John Warrillow

By John Warrillow Recently I had the opportunity to hear Jason Fried, cofounder of Basecamp (formerly 37signals), speak at Inc.’s GrowCo event in Nashville. Fried had just made the ballsy decision to drop products like Campfire and Highrise to focus

Startups: Ecobank New Venture Initiative (ENVI) Ends Today

Click here to download the ENVI Application form

Travelstart Nigeria Appoints Ojo Head of Communications

Oluwakemi Ojo

Travelstart, the largest and fastest growing online travel agency in Africa has announced the appointment of Oluwakemi Ojo as Head of Communications for the online booking company’s Nigerian operations. Ojo will commence her new role on 1 July 2015. Travelstart

Social Entrepreneur: Apply for GAYL Nigeria Membership

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Deadline: 20 July, 2015 Do you run a social enterprise for youth, or you are an advocate for youth? Then this is a call to you all young/youthful leaders in Nigeria who are ready to work with other leaders to

Heads of state to promote Africa as an investment destination at global investment summit

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Five heads of state have already confirmed their participation in the 2015 Global African Investment Summit. The presidents of Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda and several dignitaries of other African countries will be attending the economic development summit to

Questions Most Entrepreneurs Forget to Ask

Dave Lavinsky

By Dave Lavinsky Once they launch their companies, most entrepreneurs fall into a very dangerous trap. What happens is that they get very myopic; they get so close to their businesses that they fail to see the bigger picture. So, they