Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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    AfCTA gets enough signatures for enforcement — without Nigeria

AfCTA gets enough signatures for enforcement — without Nigeria

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA) has gotten the nod from 22 countries, the minimum threshold for its enforcement. The Gambia was the 22nd country to ratify the agreement, a year after it was first introduced while Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has not reached a decision on its participation in the agreement. The agreement is expected to become operational within a [...]

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    Fayemi: You can’t win an election with 300 votes and take all — it’s a recipe for disaster

Fayemi: You can’t win an election with 300 votes and take all — it’s a recipe for disaster

Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says you cannot win an election with just 300 votes and take all, calling for joint government in such situations. Speaking at the Africa CEO forum in Kigali, Rwanda on Monday, said elections in Nigeria have become more competitive. "With recent elections in Nigeria, it is becoming absolutely clear that it is not an either or, [...]

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    Dangote, Otudeko win big at Africa CEO awards

Dangote, Otudeko win big at Africa CEO awards

Aliko Dangote’s Dangote Group, and Oba Otudeko, chairman of Honeywell Flour Mills, did Nigeria proud again as they won African company of the year and CEO of the year at the Africa CEO awards in Abidjan. The duo were awarded last night in Cote D’Ivoire for their good work in the development of the African economy. The African company of the year [...]

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    Those who steal must pay, says Okonjo-Iweala

Those who steal must pay, says Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says that although those who steal must be made to pay for their deeds, the best way to fight corruption is by employing technology and building institutions. The Lazard senior advisor, who spoke at the Africa CEO forum on Monday, said corruption must be fought in two ways. “We have to fight corruption in two ways; [...]

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    UBA, GTB nominated for African Bank of the Year at CEO Forum

UBA, GTB nominated for African Bank of the Year at CEO Forum

Two Nigerian banks, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), have been nominated for the African Bank of the year at the ongoing Africa CEO Forum. The Africa CEO Forum, the foremost international meeting of top African business leaders, kicked off on Monday at the InterContinental Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland. The two-day event, which will provide outstanding networking opportunities, attracts [...]

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