Nigeria

  • How Mobile Internet affects Doing Business in Nigeria

    With sub-US$50 smartphones on the way, rapid improvements to telecom infrastructure, and the availability of affordable cloud applications, the mobile internet is rapidly transforming the way that Nigeria does business.Read More »

  • New African Agricultural Innovation Center

    A new ​Agricultural ​Innovation ​Center ​that will help ​African countries promote ​innovation in ​the agricultural ​sector to ​combat rural ​poverty and ​hunger has been ​inaugurated. The Green ​Innovation ​Center, which ​was inaugurated ​at AfricaRice ​in Benin, aims ​to boost ​agricultural ​productivity, ​increase the ​incomes of ​smallholder ​farmers and ​create job ​opportunities, ​particularly ​for youth and ​women in Benin, ​Burkina Faso, ​Cameroon, ​Ethiopia, Ghana,​ Kenya, Malawi, ​Mali, Nigeria, ​Togo, Tunisia ​and Zambia. ​Read More »

  • 112 Million Nigerians Lack Access to Basic Sanitation

    Water Aid Nigeria, an international non-governmental organisation has put the number of people in Nigeria with lack of access to basic sanitation at 112 million. The policy Adviser of the organization, Mr Saheed Mustapha who said this an interview with newsmen in Abuja also restated the commitment of the organization to increasing access to water in the rural areas. Mr Mustapha said that the 112 million of people was a two third of the nation’s population, adding that the group was committed to ensuring that more people especially in the rural areas have access to water.Read More »

  • Nigeria's Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy Programme

    The Nigeria's youth entrepreneurship strategy (YES) was launched in Abuja, Nigeria today - Tuesday 10th February, 2015. This is a broad based public-private partnership programme meant to redefine job creation for young men and women in Nigeria.Read More »

  • Humanity vs Ebola: The Winning Strategies in a Terrifying War

    "Ebola threatens everything that makes us human," says Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organization. With calm measure, he walks us through how the Ebola epidemic exploded — and how international alarm only fed the exponential growth of the problem. He shares four strategies critical to beating Ebola — and how they are succeeding, starting in Lofa County, Liberia, which was at the center of the outbreak but where no new case has been registered in weeks. The fight against Ebola is not won, he underscores, but if we do things right, we can look optimistically at our ability to fight back against epidemics. Read More »

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