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South African Airways supports Nigeria women in Journalism

South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline has committed to supporting Nigeria’s women professionals in the field of journalism through sponsorship of a conference, Women In Journalism Africa aimed at developing the profession. Women In Journalism Africa, an annual conference which is the initiative of Yomi Owope, a seasoned Public Relations professional is aimed at

Jumia Named Among MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has named Jumia Group (formerly Africa Internet Group) in the list of MIT’s 50 smartest companies – 2017 for the second consecutive year. Each year, MIT identifies top 50 global companies, both established and startups that are creating new opportunities using ingenious technologies to meet the needs of a demanding market worldwide.

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the

Viola Graham-Douglas becomes Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and subsequently became the Company Secretary/Head

DStv brings BET Awards across Africa on June 27

BET Africa announced that music heavyweights Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Post Malone, Roman Gian Arthur and Jessie Reyez will perform at the 2017 “BET Awards” as well as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients New Edition.  The iconic annual show will also have performances from previously announced hit makers including Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton. The 2017 “BET Awards” has set

5 Indicators of Tourism’s Potential in Africa

The continent of Africa is beautiful. Have you taken a tour round its major African cities? You can definitely tell why Africa is home to lots of beautiful and amazing tourist destinations. Indeed, the future of Africa’s economy is dependent on how the potential of tourism is properly harnessed. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel

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