LCCI asks members to re-evalute operations, business models for new normal
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has tasked its members on the need to re-evaluate their operations and business models to operate efficiently in a post-pandemic economy. Noting that the Chamber had already re-aligned its strategy to broaden its scope of services and policy advocacy, the LCCI urged business owners to also adjust…
'Democratic backsliding' in West Africa as election season begins
Voters in Guinea on Sunday kick off a string of elections in West Africa when they go to the polls under a cloud as the octogenarian incumbent mounts a controversial third-term bid.
Akwaaba African travel market goes virtual, plans M.I.C.E tourism recovery webinar
It is now confirmed that the 4th edition of the African Travel and Tourism Conference is scheduled to take place as a virtual event on September 21, 2020. Organised as part of this year’s Akwaaba African Travel Market, the leading Pan-African Tourism Expo, the African Travel and Tourism Conference is in its fourth year. With…
Stakeholders urge reversal of biodiversity losses in West Africa
Irked by the catastrophic biodiversity loss in the African continent, experts have called for the reversal of human-induced threats and unsustainable management practices across Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region.
Macron discusses Mali with West African leaders, backs ECOWAS mediation
French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the soldiers' mutiny in Mali on Tuesday with his Malian counterpart and other West African leaders, expressing his support
Trace, LG seal deal to bring new sound experience
It’S going to be quality music in a new dimension for music lovers, as Afro-urban cultural entertainment channel, Trace in partnership with a leading provider
Transporters decry lack of rail connectivity to Nigerian seaports
The West Africa Road Transport Union (WARTU), has decried lack of rail connectivity into Nigerian seaports, saying this encourages cargo diversion
Senegalese return to mosques after restrictions eased
Some Senegalese mosques opened their doors on Friday after the government eased coronavirus restrictions, but others judged the rate of infection too high and stayed shut.