Business & Economy


The Shift to Remote Working Has Led to Bad Online Security Habits

More than 50% of IT teams believe that employees have bad security habits. Habits they’ve developed since moving their offices into the home and that put their information, systems and employers at risk. The statistic comes from the Tessian Back to Work Security Behaviors Report that also found an age discrepancy…

July 24, 2021 HNOrji

Rubrik and NetApp Data Protection Summit Showcases Continued Benefits of this Channel Partnership

By taking a modern approach to your data strategy, you don’t have to choose between cost-effective operations and agile, scalable data protection. This is one of the messages relayed at the recent Rubrik and NetApp Data Summit, during which cloud data management company Rubrik, and hybrid cloud data services and data…

July 23, 2021 James Rotimi

NGX key market indices up 0.21% ahead of MPC meeting

The key market indices of the Nigerian Exchange improved further by 0.21 per cent on Friday, ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting. The MPC is expected to hold its fourth meeting of the year on July 26 and July 27. Specifically, the All-Share Index which opened at 38,585.52 inched…

July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

Sierra Leone lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty

A majority of lawmakers in Sierra Leone’s parliament voted Friday to abolish the death penalty, according to Source…

July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

South African health regulator probes 28 deaths recorded after COVID-19 vaccine jabs

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said it was probing the deaths of Source…

July 23, 2021 Henry Onyebuchi

Amstel Malta Ultra sponsors Team Nigeria for Olympics

Premium drink brand Amstel Malta Ultra, the malt drink of choice for health enthusiasts has announced its’ official sponsorship of Team Nigeria at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The news of the sponsorship comes as a welcome development for sports enthusiasts and the public at large. Optimistic about the upcoming games,…


July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

WHO commends Nigeria’s progress in tracking tuberculosis amid COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Nigeria’s efforts and measures taken to track and Source…

July 23, 2021 Henry Onyebuchi

We banned Twitter because of Nnamdi Kanu, EndSARS protests – Malami

The federal government has said the decision to ban microblogging platform Twitter was because it was being used by Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and to promote EndSARS protests on October 1. Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) said this in response to a…

July 23, 2021 James Rotimi

3 Keys to Building an Ecommerce Business Designed for Growth

Competition is fierce online, and aside from common sense factors — selling a hot product at an attractive price and knowing how to market said product — there are other important things to take into consideration. …

July 23, 2021 HNOrji

Award-Winning Haller Farmers App Launches on iOS

As technology develops and becomes increasingly available in rural East African communities, Kenya-based NGO and UK-founded charity, the Haller Foundation continues to evolve and innovate to meet the changing needs of farmers. To this end, the Haller Foundation has officially launched its award-winning Haller Farmers App for iOS devices. Originally a…

July 23, 2021 Henry Onyebuchi

FG commences payment of death benefits to deceased doctors

The Federal Government said it has commenced the payment of death benefits to deceased doctors and other health workers under the Group Life Insurance. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known in his office after a meeting between Federal Government representatives and the leadership of Nigeria Association of…

July 23, 2021 Henry Onyebuchi

NETCO posts N3.37bn profit for 2020

The National Engineering and Technical Company (NETCO), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has reported a profit before tax of N 3.37 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2020. Adeyemi Adetunji, Chairman, Board of Directors, NETCO, made the disclosure recently at the company’s 2020 Annual General Meeting…

July 23, 2021 HNOrji

5 Fastest Internet Providers in Kenya Ranked

Internet and connectivity speed tester Ookla has released its market analysis for Kenya, ranking the country’s fastest internet service providers (ISPs). The analysis only takes into account top providers of internet services in the country, ones which account for 3% or more of total test samples in the market in Q2…

July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

France starts supply bridge to help Tunisia cope with virus

France has established a “maritime bridge” to provide COVID-19 vaccines and medical oxygen to Tunisia, Source…

July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony starts under COVID cloud

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began on Friday in a nearly empty stadium after a Source…


July 23, 2021 HNOrji

Horror Classic Dead Space to Receive Next-Gen Remake

Beloved sci-fi horror video game franchise Dead Space is set for a resurrection, according to publisher EA. A next-gen remake of the 2008 classic has been announced. //INCOMING RIGLINK MESSAGE >>DISTRESS SIGNAL DETECTED>> UPLOADING… Dismember your worst nightmare – limb by limb. Revisit the first #DeadSpace, rebuilt from the ground up…

July 23, 2021 James Rotimi

Key Factors When Selecting and Setting Up an E-Commerce Platform

One of the fundamental choices that an e-commerce retailer must make is the platform they use to sell their goods and services, because it’s not just a store — it’s a place to connect with customers and create a sense of the brand. We spoke with several e-commerce experts to get…

July 23, 2021 HNOrji

Uber Acquires Trucking Firm for $2.25-Billion

Uber Technologies is set to acquire Transplace, a logistics company currently owned by TPG Capital to the tune of $2.25-billion. The new acquisition is to date the company’s largest investment into the trucking and logistics business. Transplace Logistics Transplace was reportedly formed in 2000, with contributions from some of the largest…

July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

Kaizer Chiefs latest | The 8 stars facing exit door at Naturena – PICTURES

Kaizer Chiefs have brought in no less than EIGHT new players, and they could also part ways with EIGHT from last season’s squad. …

July 23, 2021 Emmanuel Chima

10 Essential project management skills you must have in 2021

Guest Writer: Sara Williams The post 10 Essential project management skills you must have in 2021 appeared first on TechEconomy.ng . …

July 23, 2021 HNOrji

Telkom Group CEO to Step Down

Sipho Maseko is expected to step down from his positions as Group CEO as well as executive director of Telkom and its subsidiaries on 30 June 2022. According to Telkom, the process to appoint a successor is “well underway” and that a new designate Group CEO will be announced in the…

July 23, 2021 HNOrji

New Virtual Career Expo Aims to Prepare SA’s Youth for the Working World

These past few weeks have tested South Africans like never before. We’ve dealt with a third wave crippling our already-overburdened healthcare system; ongoing load shedding catapulting our country into darkness; the closure of certain sectors as a result of the return to level 4 lockdown – and just when we thought…

July 23, 2021 HNOrji

SA’s E-Commerce Surge to Benefit Small, Indie Retailers the Most

South African consumers are heading online in greater numbers as the e-commerce shopping experience increasingly offers more choice and convenience than can be found at traditional big-brand, brick-and-mortar retailers, says Mike Farquharson, MD of online courier aggregator Rush. Statista market and consumer data project that 31.6-million South Africans could be converted…

July 23, 2021 Michael Njenga

Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates in new kit battle: Who wore it better?

Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates both “unveiled” their new-look kit this week ahead of what promises to be a mouth-watering 2021/22 season. …


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