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News analysis from across 55 African Union member states

2019-12-06 04:42:37.0

Africa Hair Exposed - A Trichologist Speaks

If you can think of your head as a garden with your hair as the flowers and your body as the soil, this podcast will change your life. Whether or not you believe in the impact of climate upon the planet, Earth, you cannot deny the impact of weather conditions such as harmattan on your hair, skin, and scalp. Whatever good a psychologist may do to help you gain mental balance, a trichologist will do to beautify your hair, skin, and scalp? Caring properly for your hair will make you healthy and proper nutrition betters your whole being. This podcast offers you:

- Practical knowledge about the African hair vis-a-vis its texture and natural uniqueness.

- Why and how is African hair products seem to be rising in production and sale?

- The power of Natural hair and how to take care of our hair (Natural/Relaxed)

- Resources and investment opportunities in the hair industry and the position of Africa's Nigeria.

- The educative benefit of seeing a trichologist and care of the hair during different seasons.

- What should you expect from your trichologist?

2019-11-26 06:25:23.0

Oil Companies Now Require Presidential Consent to Fire Workers in Nigeria

As reported by Business Day Nigeria, Oil and gas companies in Nigeria are now required to obtain the approval of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), before they can remove any staff from their employment.

This is according to new guidelines approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, who doubles as Minister of Petroleum Resources. Failure to comply with this directive attracts a penalty of $250,000. In addition, any permit, license or lease granted to that company may be withdrawn or canceled by the DPR.

In letters issued by the DPR to oil companies in Nigeria, the agency informed them that Regulation 60b of the Petroleum (Drilling and Production) Amendment Regulations 2019 was recently reviewed and signed into law by the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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2019-10-18 07:23:47.0

Identifying and protecting IP - What are The X-Factors?

On this episode, Host God’sBaby sits down with Legal Practitioners Israel Aye (Founder of Mylaw.ng) and Tosin Amusan (Co-Founder Mylaw.ng) to discuss IDENTIFYING & PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN EVERY BUSINESS

2019-10-17 10:13:21.0

Nigeria Looks to Hollywood For Its Creative Industry; Zim Stats and IMF Allegedly Reported Wrong Inflation Data; Policy Intervention Boosted Angolan Cereal Production...

Nigeria's slashes travel allowances and duration of ministers; The first bank hosts 3rd fintech summit; Twitter warns politicians against incitive posts; Nigeria Looks to Hollywood For Its Creative Industry; Zim Stats and IMF Allegedly Reported Wrong Inflation Data; Policy Intervention Boosted Angolan Cereal Production...

2019-10-17 07:32:01.0

Understanding The Current Landscape of Business Writing in Africa

Copywriter, Tiffany Markman takes her reliable insight into the show Business Connect, as she helps unpack the knowledge of Business Communication into the real world of everyday business. Tiffany, who has spent 10 hours daily for the last 13 years, writing industries including banking, insurance, retail, corporate services, law, and construction, which was impacted on the show.

2019-10-12 04:46:09.0

Nigeria Grudgingly Paid P&ID; Somalia Seduces Investor Into Its Petroleum Industry;Sudanese Ministry to Stop Mercury Importation; Nigeria to Rollout 5G....

P&ID paid £250,000 as running cost by the Nigerian Government; Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, says N10 billion would be required to get the Enugu airport running again; Senegal to host the World Water Forum in Dakar in March 2021; US President, Donald Trump says US-China talks are going well.

2019-10-11 09:53:54.0

Union Bank Has An Idea About Managing Your Finance - Tech Your Finance

Tech Your Passion" Series is a knowledge-sharing program that allows entrepreneurs and professionals within a certain sector to learn about the latest technologies used by leaders within that sector and how they can use them too to boost their businesses.

This 1st edition is tagged "Tech Your Finances" - focused on the finance/fin-tech sector, and will see participants learn how they can use to grow their savings.

The event is scheduled as follows:

Date: October 18th, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Venue: Leadspace Yaba: 70, Olonode Street, Alagomeji, Yaba, Lagos.

2019-10-08 06:12:02.0

South African Equities Tumble as Offshore Sell-offs Intensify; Nigerian Bakassi Deep Seaport to Cost Up-to $2 Billion; Malaysian Anti-graft War Intensifies..

Nigerian banks gave only 4.20% of their total loans to the agricultural sector in the second quarter 2019; The proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport, to be located to gulp between $1.7 billion and $2 billion; South African stocks market falls as foreigners offload stocks; Malaysian authorities impose USD 100 million fines on 80 entities for in the midst of corruption scandal.

2019-10-05 12:03:50.0

Moroccan Tourism Group Left With Unpaid Bills By Thomas Cook's Bankruptcy

The second-largest tour operator in Morocco and Europe was left with unpaid bills with hotel operators bearing the burden, feeling the void left by Thomas Cook. 

2019-10-03 13:42:14.0

Dimmer Global Economic Growth Outlook Further Pressured Emerging Market Equities; JSE Follows Asian Equities Slipped into 1-Month Low; Oil Market Opens Trading With a Mixed Sentiment.

Investors lost billions of naira on the Nigerian stock exchange during the trading session on Wednesday 2nd Oct. 2019 as Nigerian debt stock hits 252.2% compared to about 10 years ago. Dimmer Global Economic Growth Outlook Further Pressured Emerging Market Equities; JSE Follows Asian Equities Slipped into 1-Month Low; Oil Market Opens Trading With a Mixed Sentiment.

The United States of America is gearing up for another tariff war, not with a country this time around but with a continent, as World Trade organization gives a go-ahead for Trump's Administration to Slap EU with a $7.5 billion in the tariff.

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