Yes, poor oral hygiene has a huge impact on Africa, this is how…
Regrettably, access to oral health solutions and education is low. The majority of Africa’s population has little or no access to proper oral health care, with the few dentists available based in the cities.
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite looks beyond the continent
Africa’s biggest grocery retailer Shoprite is considering a push into Eastern Europe, where it hopes to use knowledge gleaned from former suitor Steinhoff International, its new CEO told Reuters.
‘NNPC, NPDC have violated due process’
According to a new report by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, (NEITI) the State Oil Company and its subsidiary, the NDPC, owe the federation more than 20 billion dollars.
Germany encourages aid for drought-striken Ethiopia
With the words of former German President, Horst Kohler, spoken at his inauguration a decade ago used as inspiration, Germany has opened up a new bold and a pioneering engagement with a new plan for Africa.
‘Junk’-rated debt could cost South Africa more than $10 bilion in lost funds
If South Africa loses two of its prized investment grade credit ratings for foreign and local currency borrowing in the turmoil triggered by the sacking of the finance minister, the country could lose more than $10 billion in investment funds.
Expectations finance minister Gordhan will go leave South African markets on edge
South Africa’s currency and bonds weakened again on Wednesday as expectations rise that President Jacob Zuma will sack finance minister Pravin Gordhan following the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada later in the day.
‘Nigeria’s creative industry can boost economic growth’
There’s been growing advocacy for better reforms in Nigeria’s intellectual property law space especially in the creative industries, but let’s start with your thoughts, and your perspective on how far reaching those laws are in terms of how they protect property rights.
Kenya’s conundrum: Can it ensure national security while still admitting refugees?
What then happens where an individual is considered a security threat to a state they wish to gain access to? Is that state still obliged to accept the individual, or to continue hosting them? This is a dilemma for countries that host refugees.
Naira consolidates strength against dollar
The Naira on Friday in Lagos consolidated its position against the dollar at the parallel market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The future of West Africa’s real estate
Here in Nigeria you can find apartments in the same area with a price difference of a million naira, and some times it’s so ridiculous that buyers wonder how they’re going to come up with the money to pay for the property.