Nigerian Nnanna new Africa Finance Corp chairperson

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – AFRICA Finance Corporation (AFC) has appointed Nigeria executive, Dr Joseph Nnanna, as its new chairperson. Nanna, the Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), replaces compatriot and former CBN colleague, Dr Sarah Alade, who has stepped down from the position. Andrew Alli, President and Chief Executive of AFC, More...

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Web Hosting
By On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Dates confirmed for Africa’s new home on the web

Web Hosting JOHANNESBURG – THE launch plan and dates for dotAfrica (.africa) domain have been confirmed. This follows the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approving the launch for More...

Shell Nigeria
By On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Anger over reports of Shell ‘Armageddon’ in Nigeria

Shell Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN communities affected by pollution blamed on oil spills by global energy firm, Shell, are outraged at allegations the company concealed data on the level of pollution More...

lagos traffic
By On Monday, March 27th, 2017

SA firms upbeat at West Africa investment potential

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African businesspeople who participated in a week-long trade and investment mission to Ghana and Nigeria are optimistic of tangible results in the near future. The Department of Trade More...

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN
By On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Central bank upbeat at Nigeria recovery prospects

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) looks likely to retain market rates in 2017 as Africa’s biggest economy shows signs of overcoming a decline. On Tuesday, More...

internet uptake
By On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Economic troubles drive Nigeria internet adoption down

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE decline in internet subscriptions in Nigeria has been blamed on the West African country’s prevailing economic challenges. Latest data released by the Nigeria Communications Commission More...

By On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Technology disrupting Africa’s financial sector

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS from around the continent will gather at Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeria to discuss the future of the financial services sector in the wake of a flurry of technologies rapidly More...

By On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Nigeria’s Dangote looks to increase cement exports

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA has attained self-sufficiency in the production of cement and is now an exporter of the commodity. This has been attributed to the vast investments by the Dangote Cement Group Minister More...

By On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Garmin, MTN partnership promotes healthy lifestyles

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A PARTNERSHIP between a global leader in satellite navigation and the continent’s leading mobile operator has culminated in the introduction of a range of health and fitness devices More...

South Africa has enjoyed a reputation as an exporter of excellent quality foods
By On Friday, March 17th, 2017

South African food exporter eyes Nigeria market

South Africa has enjoyed a reputation as an exporter of excellent quality foods CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – A SOUTH African company, Berfin, is discounting the frosty relations between the two countries in its More...