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Dangote urges Growth of the African economy through free trade

Story by Gladys Johnson Aliko Dangote, the foremost businessman has called for conscious efforts at the growth of the African regional market by African investors and governments to aid rapid growth and development of the Continent’s economy. Dangote who said this in London during one on one conversation at the …

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Data Analytics in Oil and Gas Took Center Stage at ATCE 2018

Big data transformation, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and other digital technologies were the key topics at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), which took place 24–26 September at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. More than 8,100 E&P professionals from around the …

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ITFC to Implement U.S. $3 Billion Framework Agreements through two new Financing Agreements to Support Egypt’s Main Sectors

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) announced the signing of two new Agreements between ITFC & the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt represented by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) initiating the utilization of the 5th Framework agreement. The …

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Facebook Launches NG_Hub in Lagos

The launch will showcase the new multi-faceted space which aims to bring together communities to collaborate, learn, and exchange ideas   As part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria – its first flagship community hub space in Africa, in partnership with …

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Driving automation among small businesses can help meet Nigeria’s tax goals

Comments from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) around Nigeria’s low tax-to-GDP ratio highlight the importance of driving higher levels of payroll and accounting automation among the country’s businesses, especially small, micro and medium-sized enterprises, says Magnus Nmonwu Regional Director for Sage West Africa. The IMF has warned that Nigerian governments’ …

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