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Obama Appoints GE Boss, Ireland, Chair Of Advisory Council On Business Priorities For Africa


-Kuramo Capital Boss Too President Barack Obama has appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Africa as chairman of the second President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. PAC-DBIA members – representing small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors – advise the President, through ...

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Recession: Government Support can help Small Businesses thrive, Says Sage Boss


With the Nigerian economy in recession, support for Small & Medium Businesses could be one of the key ingredients to carrying the country through these tough times. Assisting them should become a priority for big business and government. That’s according to Regional Director for Sage in West Africa, Magnus Nmonwu, who says that Small & Medium Businesses in Nigeria face ...

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GE Lists Role In Africa At 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Construction is booming in Angola’s capital Luanda. The city is already home to more than 6 million people. (Photo: Arne Hoel)

  GE, which has operated in Africa for over 100 years, committed at the 2014 event to invest $2 billion in facility development, skills training, and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018 Two years ago, the first U.S.-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the promise of Africa. Governments and organizations discussed and debated opportunities in infrastructure, ...

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Simplified Corporate Logistics Promises 70% Freight Savings

South West Coordinator NEPC, Mr Babatunde Faleke, Nollywood Actress Mercy Aigbe, Regional Head, Bank Of Industry, Mr Obaro Osah and President/MD Simplified Corporate Logistics, Mr Nduka Udeh at the official of Simplified Corporate Logistics which held recently at Muson Centre

  Afolabi Idowu Business owners currently facing difficulty ordering goods from overseas due to high costs of clearing and logistics are set to receive a much needed boost as Simplified Corporate Logistics, a global procurement, handling, clearing and forwarding service targeted at Nigerian businesses, was recently launched and revealed its promise to help them reduce their incurred fines and charges, ...

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Worldremit Resumes Money Transfers To Nigeria With Promotional Offer


  WorldRemit, the leading digital remittance service, has commended the restoration of money transfers to Nigeria, following the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to approve it and ten other international money transfer operators (IMTOs). And to celebrate the relaunch of its service to Nigeria, WorldRemit is offering promotional pricing of $0.01, €0.01, £0.01 or equivalent on all ...

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Delta Introduces All-Suite Business Class


  Ebere Chibuzor Delta Air Lines said it is redefining international business class travel with the introduction of the Delta One suite, the first business class cabin to feature a sliding door at each suite. According to a statement issued by the airline, signed by its principal/PR consultant, Mohammed Abdullahi, the business class is designed with an emphasis on exceptional ...

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