FACT CHECK: Are DStv’s tariffs in Nigeria the highest in Africa?

In May 2020, Multichoice, the owners of DStv and GOtv, disclosed that rates would go up in Nigeria.  This immediately led to a social media outrage, with many calling it insensitive “during a pandemic”.  In Multichoice’s defence, John Ugbe, chief executive officer of Multichoice, said the company did not increase subscription rates, stating it was […]

Security: An African success story [ARTICLE]

Go here for full access to the speaker presentations and recorded panel discussions: www.AfricaCyberSeccon.com. According to Anna Collard, Managing Director of KnowBe4 Africa, the event exceeded expectations. “We expected maybe 200 delegates, and we ended up with 1300 people registering to attend,” she says. “They came from all over the world, not just Africa, and […]

Ghana COVID-19: 16,431 cases, prez warns party on virus protocol breach

Ghana is West Africa’s most impacted nation behind Nigeria, at a point in May 2020, Ghana led the regional case load. June has started with progressive lifting of more virus restrictions. President Akufo-Addo in his tenth address announced that whiles borders remained closed, some categories of academic institutions are allowed to resume, religious places can […]

Coronavirus live updates: Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Ghana… cases, deaths and news

AstraZeneca ahead in COVID-19 vaccine race – WHO AstraZeneca’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine is probably the world’s leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist said. The British drugmaker has already begun large-scale, mid-stage human trials of the vaccine, which was developed by researchers at University of Oxford. This week, AstraZeneca signed its tenth supply-and-manufacturing […]

In post-pandemic Africa, small businesses could be key to recovery

The Herald COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on the global economy. Like every continent, Africa has been bracing itself for a sharp economic downturn. Yet, despite the inevitable recession, the pandemic has created a unique opportunity to promote the growth of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) on the African continent. Indeed, empowering the continent’s […]

South Africa’s Mr Price Pull Plug off Nigeria in Third Country Departure in a Year

South African retailer to concentrate more on home market Company closed shops in Australia and Poland in last year Mr Price Group Ltd. plans to close its Nigerian business in favor of a stronger focus on its home market of South Africa. The specialist in mid-range clothing, sports goods and homeware has already shuttered four […]

On desecration of Nigeria’s High Commission in Ghana – Daily Trust

The national integrity and pride of our beloved Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa was recently desecrated and brought to disrepute in neighbouring Ghana. Last weekend’s demolition of a residential building in the Nigerian High Commission in Accra was not only a big insult to Nigeria but also a gross violation of Article 22 […]

Nigeria Tops Google Class 5 Online Startups Nominees

Emma Okonji Nigerian startups got eight slots out of the combined class of 20 startups of the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa in the recently announced Class 5 of the Google Accelerator Program for African startups, with Kenya closely following Nigeria with six slots. Previously called Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa, Google for Startups Accelerator Africa […]

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