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NESG Values Three African Digital Startups At $1bn

NESG Values Three African Digital Startups At $1bn

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group known as NESG has valued three out of four digital startups to discover the assets amounted to over a billion dollars. According to Mr Asue Ighodalo, the Chairman of NESG who announced this week during the 27th Nigerian Economic Summit, the startups were founded by young Nigerian entrepreneurs. He added …

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Shares Uganda: Building East Africa's economy Through Local Relationships

Shares Uganda: Building East Africa’s economy Through Local Relationships

Founder of Shares Uganda, Marck van Esch, as his head in East Africa showing great interest in supporting local farmers as a way to succeed as an entrepreneur and to grow the economy at large. Although the businessman hails from the Netherlands. But you sure can trace where his heart is, Africa. The company so …

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US-Africa Business Forum: Expanding business ties

A senior US official made public the current plans for the expansion of business ties between US companies and Africa which includes developing needed digital, health and physical infrastructure. Investment will commence as soon as Biden administration concludes the ongoing review of Trump administration trade measures as well as making clear policies on investments pertaining …

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G-Gateway

How G-Gateway is Coding Digital Opportunities for Women in IT

G-Gateway is pioneered by the two women remarking their ingenuity amid the pandemic, climate change crisis, and in a male-dominated industry. It is the first female-led tech company in Gaza founded by Bassma Ali and Tasha Abu Safieh. Out of the uncertainties of an unusual year, the ICT company has set out to support women …

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Harry

HARRY BARNES-DABBAN: The Maven Designing Health Into The Future of African Ports

Harry Barnes-Dabban is the Founder and Executive Coordinator of Ports Environmental Network-Africa (PENAf), an organization created with the sole aim of securing the environmental health of African ports. Harry is influencing the future of African ports towards addressing existing challenges through local and international partnerships for a better future. He studied Environmental Policy and Governance …

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Lagos

Lagos State Allocates 60% of its Budget to Infrastructure after EndSARS Protest

The biggest commercial hub of Nigeria, Lagos state, is planning to invest more in infrastructure following the disaster caused by hoodlums who took advantage of the peaceful EndSARS protest in October, 2020. The Lagos government’s proposed budget is ₦1.164 trillion for the year 2021 with 60% of it going into major projects which is “massive …

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Egypt

EGYPT: Go Green Exhibition to present natural gas-powered vehicles on the 6th

Egypt is set to launch the ‘Go Green Exhibition’, the first of its kind in a two-day event from 4th January to 6th, highlighting the conversion of vehicles to clean energy and replacement technologies at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC). The event has been sponsored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Despite the negative effect …

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