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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

South Africa in recession as economy shrinks 0.7% in Q1

South Africa’s economy contracted in the first quarter of this year, pushing the continent’s largest economy into its first recession since 2009, the official statistics agency reported Tuesday. “The South African economy moved into recession with the reported decrease of 0.7 percent in GDP (gross domestic product) during the first quarter of 2017, following a

South Africa deports 90 Nigerians

The South African government on Friday deported 90 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences. DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Alabi said the deportees, who are all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.30pm.

Kirusa Launches Instavoice® Channels With Tigo In Rwanda

Kirusa, a global leader in providing telecom and social media solutions, today announced the launch of Celeb and Sports content services on InstaVoice® Channels platform, with Tigo Rwanda, a leading mobile network in the country. The Celeb content service, which is offered as a part of InstaVoice Channels, brings celebrities and their fans together. Using

Nigeria condemns mutiny in Cote D’Ivoire

The Federal Government of Nigeria has condemned the recent developments in Cote d’Ivoire in which a small fraction of the country’s Armed Forces mutinied against the Government. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, said that Nigeria expressed strong and unflinching support for the Government of President Alhassan Ouattara

LBS Maintains Financial Times Ranking of Top Business Schools

Lagos Business School has once again been ranked as a top global school by the Financial Times (FT).  This is LBS’ eleventh consecutive appearance in the annual ranking of top business and management education providers in the world done by FT. According to the FT’s Executive Education 2017 ranking published in London, LBS is ranked

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