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Nigeria

Nigeria

Country in west Africa

His skills were called upon in a Tylenol-tampering case and a devastating gas leak in India. In 1999, he was named the century's most influential P.R. figure.
It's not every day that the CEO of a large Silicon Valley tech company decides to relocate to a different part of the world in order to learn more about it -- particularly a frequently maligned and often overlooked by big-business part. But Jack Dorsey, the American tech entrepreneur who...
The business of selling consumer goods and services online is a relatively young endeavor across Africa, but ecommerce is set to boom. Over the last eight years, the sector has seen its first phase of big VC fundings, startup duels and attrition. To date, scaling e-commerce in Africa has...
2019 brought more global attention to Africa's tech scene than perhaps any previous year. A high profile IPO, visits by both Jacks (Ma and Dorsey), and big Chinese startup investment energized that. The last 12 months served as a grande finale to 10 years that saw triple digit increases in...
Eni and its partners in Nigeria LNG (NLNG) have taken the final investment decision (FID) for the expansion project of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant. This brownfield development, which is expected to start-up in 2024, will increase the annual production capacity to more than 30 million...
Read more about 18 Indians abducted from Hong Kong-flagged vessel released: High Commission on Business Standard. People were kidnapped from the ship on December 3 after the ship was taken over by pirates
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Nigerian startup Rensource Energy has raised a $20 million Series A round co-led by CRE Venture Capital and the Omidyar network. The renewable energy company builds and operates solar powered micro-utilities that provide electricity to commercial community structures, such as open-air trading...
African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya. Chipper Cash will use the capital...
UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced an expansion across 40 countries of its UPS Worldwide Express and UPS Express Plus, part of the UPS international suite of shipping services that guarantees time- and day-definite delivery for urgent shipments. UPS express services are now available to businesses across...
New Delhi: Even as a serious measles outbreak has killed 70 people in Samoa, new data says that at least 2.3 million children in India may not have been vaccinated for the disease. This makes India the country with the second-highest population of unvaccinated children for measles. Nigeria, with...
Over the least decade, Africa has been in the midst of a startup boom accompanied by big growth in VC and improvements in internet and mobile penetration.
A person in England has been diagnosed with the rare viral infection monkeypox, Public Health England (PHE) has said.
November 2019 could mark when Nigeria (arguably) became Africa's unofficial capital for fintech investment and digital finance startups. The month saw $360 million invested in Nigerian-focused payment ventures. That is equivalent to roughly one-third of all the startup VC raised for the entire...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $210 million loan to help Nigeria upgrade its dilapidated electricity transmission and distribution network.
OPEC oil output has fallen in November as Angolan production has slipped due to maintenance and Saudi Arabia has kept a lid on supply to support the market before the initial public offering (IPO) of state-owned Saudi Aramco, a Reuters survey found.
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New York/IBNS: More than 28 million children in northern Nigeria will be protected against measles and meningitis through an immunization campaign carried out by the authorities alongside international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO).
Nigerian digital payments firm Interswitch confirmed today it has reached unicorn status after Visa acquired a minority equity stake in the firm. "The investment makes Interswitch one of the most valuable African fintech businesses with a valuation of $1 billion," Interswitch said in a release to...
African on-demand trucking logistics company Lori Systems has raised a Series A round led by Chinese investors Hillhouse Capital and Crystal Stream Capital. Other participating investors included Nigeria and U.S.-based EchoVC, Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen and Nigerian founder Iyinoluwa Aboyeji....