LCCI, experts highlight place of insurance in economic growth – The Sun Nigeria

By Merit Ibe The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) alongside some economic   experts have proffered the way forward for the Nigerian insurance sector as a contributor to the growth of the economy. Speaking at the 2023 Insurance Stakeholders’ Consultative  Forum, yesterday, themed: “Rethinking insurance as a Critical Economic Growth Strategy”, President of

Founder takes baby products business from kitchen to global markets

Zuwaira Isah-Ikharo, founder of Amal Botanicals Zuwaira Isah-Ikharo is the founder of Amal Botanicals, a company known for its baby skincare products made from Nigerian-sourced ingredients. Amal derives 80% of its sales from digital channels and has expanded beyond Nigeria’s borders. Isah-Ikharo speaks to Jeanette Clark about how she started the company, growing the business

Abiola Bonuola Communications launches Press Release Distribution Service for African tech startups and Agency partners

Leading Technology Public Relations Firm, Abiola Bonuola Communications (ABCS) has introduced its Press Release Distribution Service to cater to tech startups and Agency partners in the EMEA region. The Press Release Distribution Service currently provides access to over 150 top-tier African news sites, blogs, and media platforms covering business, technology, and brand beats. Tech startups

How Generation Z could be giving African leaders autocratic licence

By AGGREY MUTAMBO African leaders could bank on the young people to win elections and stay in office. But this group of the population, mainly aged below 30, could also be the biggest spoilers of democracy on the continent, allowing the leaders to prolong their stay by riding on the population’s increasing lack of belief

5 surprising social media trends in Africa in 2023

While the findings revealed some expected patterns in social media usage, there were also several surprising trends that shed light on Africa’s dynamic digital landscape. 1. Facebook’s Unwavering Dominance Facebook remains Africa’s undisputed king of social media, boasting a staggering 170 million users across the continent. What’s surprising, though, is the platform’s ability to bridge

BREAKING: Bank of Ghana to announce interest rate decision amidst dollar pressure

Like many African nations, Ghana finds itself navigating the complexities of the global economic landscape, with a particular focus on the influence of the US Dollar. As the nation approaches its next policy announcement, experts anticipate that the apex bank will hold the rate at 30.00% on Sept. 25. However, given the previous surprise increase

32.5% CRR: CBN Debited 10 Banks N1.62tn in H1 2023

Kayode Tokede For failing to meet 32.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement (CRR) threshold, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) debited 10 banks N1.62 trillion in the first six months of 2023, THISDAY investigations has revealed.  The 10 banks are: Zenith Bank Plc, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO), and